Effects of Diltiazem on Occupational Raynaud's Syndrome (Vibration Disease)
- COER Verapamil Is Ineffective in Preventing CV Disease. Wellbery, Caroline // American Family Physician;12/1/2003, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p2262
Presents an abstract of the study "Principal Results of the Controlled Onset Verapamil Investigation of Cardiovascular End Points (CONVINCE) Trial," by H.R. Black et al., from the April 23/30, 2003 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association."
- Raynaud's disease. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p649
An encyclopedia entry for "Raynaud's disease" is presented. It refers to a condition affecting the blood vessels, characterized by sudden contraction of small arteries supplying the fingers and toes. It is noted that the diseases usually affects young women. Drugs used to treat Raynaud's disease...
- Case of the itchy toes. Bailey, Janet // Good Housekeeping;Jan2005, Vol. 240 Issue 1, p53
Relates the occurrence of Raynaud's disease in a woman. Information on the disease; Treatment recommended by a dermatologist.
- What Is Ratnaud's Disease? Leriche, Ren� // Angiology;Dec1954, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p554
Discusses the clinical presentation of Raynaud's disease, an idiopathic condition which affects the upper extremities. Cause of the disorder; Clinical manifestation; Treatment options.
- Calcium blockers best in black patients. // Pulse;2/5/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p18
Reports on the use of calcium channel blockers as gold-standard first-line treatment in black patients in Great Britain.
- Raynaud's phenomenon. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p649
An encyclopedia entry for "Raynaud's disease" is presented. Raynaud's disease is a disorder of the blood vessels wherein exposure to cold makes the small arteries supplying the fingers and toes to contract suddenly. It is noted that young women are most commonly affected by Raynaud's disease....
- PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CAPILLARY CIRCULATION: RAYNAUD'S DISEASE. arnot, R. S.; Boroda, C.; Peacock, J. H. // Angiology;Jan1978, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p48
Despite the frequency of Raynaud's disease in cold climates, the etiology of the condition remains uncertain. This report reviews the literature since Raynaud's original description and Lewis and Pickering's addition to the concept, and several recent observations which add to our understanding...
- Response of Digital Blood Pressure to Cold Provocation in Cases with Raynaud Phenomena. Thulesius, O.; Brubakk, A.; Berlin, E. // Angiology;Feb1981, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p113
A new diagnostic test of the qualitative and quantitative evaluation of vasospastic disorders is described. It entails measurement of systolic digital artery pressure during successive cooling from 35-5Â°C. In cases with vasospastic disorders with Raynaud phenomena a significant reduction of...
- Causes of Raynaud's and its treatments. Denton, Christopher // GP: General Practitioner;2/2/2007, p35
The article focuses on the causes of Raynaud's disease and its treatment. Raynaud's phenomenon is a common medical condition that represents an exaggerated vasoconstrictor response to normal stimuli such as cold or emotional stress. According to the author, all patients with a history of...