Nitroglycerin and nitrate esters

S. E. Warren, G. S. Francis

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The expanding applications of nitroglycerin and nitrate esters-in congestive heart failure, in the reduction of infarct size in myocardial infarction and in the long-term prophylaxis of angina-have enhanced the clinical importance of these drugs. This article reviews some of the significant recent investigations of the nitrates and makes specific recommendations regarding clinical use.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-62
Number of pages10
JournalThe American Journal of Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1978


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