Effect of Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Modulators on Isolated Peripheral and Cerebral Vessels

  • R. Towart
  • S. Kazda
  • B. Lamp
  • G. Thomas
  • M. Schramm
Part of the Bayer-Symposium book series (BAYER-SYMP, volume 9)


The pioneering work by Fleckenstein and his group [1,2] has firmly established the concept of the calcium antagonistic drugs. The most potent and specific calcium antagonists are the dihydropyridines (DHP) [3, 4] such as nifedipine and its analogues nitrendipine and nimodipine. Their actions have been discussed in numerous recent reviews, and are the subject of this volume.


Calcium Antagonist Basilar Artery Calcium Influx Cerebral Vessel Peripheral Vessel 
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  • R. Towart
  • S. Kazda
  • B. Lamp
  • G. Thomas
  • M. Schramm

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