METHODS USED TO EVALUATE VASODILATOR DRUGS
- Flomax MR. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p249
The article provides information on Flomax MR, a proprietary, prescription-only preparation of the alpha-adrenoceptor blocker tamsulosin hydrochloride. It can be used to treat urinary retention, and is available as capsules.
- New Tactics for Hyperthyroidism: Sympathetic Blockade. Riddle, Matthew C.; Schwartz, Theodore B. // Annals of Internal Medicine;May70, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p749
Editorial. Discusses the use of sympathetic blockade in managing hyperthyroidism. Features of the technique; Characteristics of hyperthyroidism; Similarities between the signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism and excessive adrenergic activity.
- pindolol. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p440
The article presents information on pindolol which is a beta-blocker that can be used as an for raised blood pressure and as an treatment to relieve symptoms and improve exercise tolerance. Administration is oral. It is also available, as an antihypertensive treatment, in a compound preparation...
- sympathicolytic. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2255
An encyclopedia entry for the medical term "sympathicolytic," or sympatholytic, is presented.
- Effects of thoracic epidural anaesthesia on intestinal microvascular perfusion in a rodent model of normotensive endotoxaemia. Adolphs, Jörn; Schmidt, Diego K.; Korsukewitz, Ines; Kamin, Britta; Habazettl, Helmut; Schäfer, Michael; Welte, Martin // Intensive Care Medicine;Nov2004, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p2094
Objective: To investigate whether sympathetic blockade by means of thoracic epidural anaesthe- sia (TEA) increases intestinal perfusion during normotensive endotoxaemia. Design: A prospective, randomised and controlled animal study. Setting: Animal laboratory in a university hospital. Subjects:...
- Consideration of Actions and Uses of a Few of the Drugs which Suppress or Interrupt Sympathetic Nerve Transmission. Grimson, Keith S. // Angiology;Jun1952, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p268
Comments on the use of a few of the drug which suppress or interrupt sympathetic nerve transmission. Recognition of the value of sympathectomy as a means of treatment for the treatment of arteriosclerosis; Factors that contribute to the increasing interest in the use of sympatholytic or...
- Idiopathic Peripheral Neuropathy Responsive to Sympathetic Nerve Blockade and Oral Clonidine. Walters, Jenna L.; Lonergan, Daniel F.; Todd, Robert D.; Jackson, Tracy P. // Case Reports in Anesthesiology;2012, p1
A 52-year-old female presented with idiopathic stocking-glove neuropathy. She underwent a series of right and left stellate ganglion blocks with ropivacaine and clonidine, followed by lumbar sympathetic blocks. This resulted in complete symptom relief for two weeks. These procedures were...
- Abandonment and Invisible Children in Contemporary Canadian Young Adult Fiction. Ventura, Abbie // Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures;Winter2014, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p174
No abstract available.
- Hypertension and Erectile Dysfunction. Gidaro, Barbara; Lonati, Chiara; Garagiola, Maria; Periti, Enrica; Morganti, Alberto // High Blood Pressure & Cardiovascular Prevention;Feb2006, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p7
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is frequently reported by hypertensive patients. The prevalence increases from 30% at the age of 50 years to 50% or more in patients aged over 70 years, i.e. 2-fold higher than that observed in normotensive subjects of the same age. The conventional view holds that ED...