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The Effect of Intracoronary Nitroglycerin in Acute Myocardial Infarction

  • P. Rentrop
  • H. Blanke
  • H. Köstering
  • K. R. Karsch
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Intracoronary application of NTG in patients with acute myocardial infarction was first introduced by Oliva and Breckinridge [4], who found opening of the infarct vessel or improvement of lumen at the site of subtotal obstruction in 6 of 15 patients.


Acute Myocardial Infarction Coronary Artery Spasm Antegrade Flow Intracoronary Streptokinase Intracoronary Nitroglycerin 
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  • P. Rentrop
  • H. Blanke
  • H. Köstering
  • K. R. Karsch

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