TITLE

Levosimendan: A Viewpoint by Wilbert S. Aronow

AUTHOR(S)
Aronow, W.S.
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Drugs;Mar2001, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p628
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the effectivity of levosimendan for the treatment of patients with stable or decompensated congestive heart failure associated with abnormal left ventricular ejection fraction. Result of its clinical trial.
ACCESSION #
4386943

 

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