The positive inotropic effect of epinephrine on skeletal muscle: a brief review.

@article{Williams1989ThePI,
  title={The positive inotropic effect of epinephrine on skeletal muscle: a brief review.},
  author={J. Harold Williams and William S Barnes},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  year={1989},
  volume={12 12},
  pages={968-75}
}
Chronic and acute administration of epinephrine or related sympathomimetic agents are typically prescribed for the treatment of clinical disorders such as hypotension, anaphylactic and allergic reactions, and bronchial asthma. In addition to its effects on these infirmaties and on carbohydrate metabolism, epinephrine also exerts a positive inotropic effect on fast-contracting skeletal muscle in a variety of animal species. At present, the precise mechanisms responsible for the inotropic effect… CONTINUE READING

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