TITLE

The Use of Injectable Nitroglycerin in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

AUTHOR(S)
Esente, Paolo; Gensini, Goffredo G.
PUB. DATE
May 1982
SOURCE
Angiology;May1982, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p319
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
At our institution, injectable nitroglycerin (TNG) has been employed during cardiac catheterization since 1976. Initially, it was primarily used in patients undergoing a provocative test for coronary spasm with ergonovine maleate. After the initial favorable experience, the use of injectable TNG became routine.
ACCESSION #
16406695

 

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