The effect of gallopamil p.o. on global and regional ventricular function in patients with coronary heart disease

  • G. Großmann
  • M. Stauch
  • A. Schmidt
  • J. Waitzinger
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On the basis of its pharmacodynamic profile, gallopamil, a methoxy derivative of verapamil, is a specific calcium antagonist (8). Its anti-anginal efficacy has been demonstrated in a number of trials involving patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) in which the assessment criterion was the exercise ECG (6,12,16, 21, 23, 35, 37). However, a study using emission tomography has also shown that myocardial microperfusion improves under gallopamil (10).


Negative Inotropic Effect Radionuclide Angiography Ischaemia Group Regional Motility Fourier Amplitude 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Großmann
    • 1
    • 3
  • M. Stauch
    • 1
  • A. Schmidt
    • 1
  • J. Waitzinger
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular and Respiratory MedicineUniversity of UlmGermany
  2. 2.Department of Nuclear Medicine, Clinical CentreUniversity of UlmDeutschland
  3. 3.Sektion Kardiologie, Angiologie und PulmonologieZentrum für Innere MedizinUlmGermany

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