TITLE

Treatment of odynophagia and dysphagia in advanced cancer with sublingual glyceryl trinitrate

AUTHOR(S)
McDonnell, F.; Walsh, D.
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;1999, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p251
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the successful use of sublingual glyceryl trinitrate to treat motor dysphagia in three patients with advanced cancer. Role played by glyceryl trinitrate in the stimulation of guanyl cyclase by nitric oxide; Prolongation of smooth muscle latency; Decrease in contraction duration; Side effects; Contraindications.
ACCESSION #
2003565

 

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