Tag: "nitroglycerin" at medical news
Clevidipine during heart surgery improves blood pressure control
...IPSE Trials (Presentation Number: 415-8) While nitroglycerin
and sodium nitroprusside have been utilized effect...ved blood pressure control over those who received nitroglycerin
(6.02 vs. 14.88 AUC) or nitroprusside (8.94 vs. 17.28 AUC) (p "More research is needed to confirm...
Drug/intervention combinations offer benefit in severe CVD
...vidipine to two standard blood pressure therapies, nitroglycerin
and sodium nitroprusside and a less-often used the...ions were significantly lower for clevidipine than nitroglycerin
and nitroprusside (p "The results of this study show that blood pressure control is a significant ...
Erectile dysfunction drugs may trump nitroglycerin for heart protection
...07) Erectile dysfunction drugs may be better than nitroglycerin
in protecting the heart from damage before and aft...hair of Cardiology at VCU, and colleagues compared nitroglycerin
with two erectile dysfunction drugs -- Viagra, generically known as sildenafil, and Levitra, generic...
Scientists learn how the brain 'boots up' to process information from the senses
...s, leading to increased blood flow. The heart drug nitroglycerin
is converted to nitric oxide by the body and widens blood vessels, easing the pain of angina. In the brain, small puffs of the gas are naturally released during the day by the brainstem, where it affects another region called the thalamus, but sci...
Enzyme inhibitor may provide strategy to treat some GI disorders, Jefferson researchers find
..." says Dr. Rattan. "Botox A has been tried, as has nitroglycerin
and calcium channel blockers. All have potential downsides." Working on a rat model, the researchers examined the effects of a ROK inhibitor, Y 27632, on the hypertensive IAS. They performed a series of tests with varying doses of Y 27632, finding ...
Enhanced external counterpulsation reduces angina, says University of Pittsburgh study
... more than half of the patients discontinued their nitroglycerin
use. "EECP is an effective, non-invasive treatment for congestive heart failure because it significantly reduces chest pain, increases exercise tolerance and reduces nitrate use," according to Ozlem Soran, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of medici...
JCI table of contents, January 26, 2006
...ons less likely to get relief from chest pain with nitroglycerin
Nitroglycerin, also called glyceryl trinitrate (G...actor may warrant consideration when administering nitroglycerin
to Asian patients. TITLE: Mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 (ALDH2) Glu504Lys polymorphism co...
Study: Vasodilators first choice for some heart patients
...-hospital mortality rate for patients administered nitroglycerin
or nesiritide than the drugs dobutamine or milrino...es increase the pumping action of the heart, while nitroglycerin
and nesiritide act as vasodilators, causing the blood vessels to dilate and reducing the amount of e...
Doctor 'report cards' may keep some heart patients from getting angioplasties
...han New York patients to receive blood thinners or nitroglycerin
just before their angioplasty; these drugs are recommended in some high-risk patients to prevent blood clots and blood vessel spasms during and after the procedure. The Michigan patients were much more likely to have their angioplasty performed soon ...
NIH opens Safra Family Lodge
...dhood leukemia and Hodgkin's disease; first use of nitroglycerin
foracute myocardial infarction; first successful replacement of a mitral valve;and the first use of AZT to treat AIDS, among many others. "Patients volunteer as partners in research here at the NIH Clinical Centerbecause they recognize how important...
Morphine for chest pain increases death risk
...ogists to begin treatment with sufficient doses of nitroglycerin
to relieve pain before resorting to morphine. In t...spitalized heart attack patients should begin with nitroglycerin
therapy to control pain. "Our recommendation is that patients should receive the full dose of nitrog...