Skeletal Muscle Surface Oxygen Pressure Fields in Early Myocardial Infarction: A Preliminary Report on the Effects of Nitroglycerine and Oxygen Breathing

  • H. Walfridsson
  • N. Lund
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 159)


In the coronary care unit interest is focused on two topics: prevention and treatment of arrhythmias, and measures to minimize the myocardial infarct size. Concerning infarct size reduction a vast number of different measures including many drugs have been proposed (3, 22, 29). One of the most interesting proposals concern nitroglycerine (5).


Infarct Size Oxygen Pressure Myocardial Infarct Size Oxygen Breathing Arterial Oxygen Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Walfridsson
    • 1
  • N. Lund
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Internal Medicine and AnesthesiologyUniversity HospitalLinkopingSweden

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