TITLE

A CLINICAL STUDY OF A MULTIFACETED TREATMENT IN CORONARY INSUFFICIENCY

AUTHOR(S)
Eisfelder, Henry W.
PUB. DATE
March 1961
SOURCE
Angiology;Mar1961, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Sixty-eight subjects with coronary insufficiency, 23 postcoronary patients and 45 with developing arteriosclerotic heart disease, were placed on a program consisting of three elements: emergency medication (nitroglycerin), a long-acting protective agent (trolnitrate phosphate), and reassurance by the physician. Fifty-nine (87 per cent) reported no anginal episodes or a marked decrease in the number and severity of attacks. Fifty-seven (84 per cent) were able to continue their ‘normal’ lives with virtually no restrictions or only partial restrictions. Trolnitrate phosphate appears to be an excellent antianginal agent for prophylactic use, especially in the geriatric patient. A well rounded program such as described above is recommended for the treatment of coronary insufficiency.
ACCESSION #
16434761

 

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