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Calcium antagonists in secondary prevention after acute myocardial infarction: the Secondary Prevention Reinfarction Nifedipine Trial (SPRINT).
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PMID:  3530769     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
SPRINT was a double-blind, randomized placebo controlled multi-centre trial based in Israel, designed to test whether nifedipine 10 mg X 3 daily would reduce morbidity and mortality during 1 year follow-up in 2279 male and female survivors of acute myocardial infarction. 335 patients were adjudged to be trial deviations. 130 (5.7%) of patients died and 105 (4.6%) experienced a non-fatal myocardial reinfarction. Analysis of the results by trial medication is awaited.
H N Neufeld
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European heart journal     Volume:  7 Suppl B     ISSN:  0195-668X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Heart J.     Publication Date:  1986 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-11-07     Completed Date:  1986-11-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8006263     Medline TA:  Eur Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Clinical Trials as Topic
Double-Blind Method
Myocardial Infarction / drug therapy*
Nifedipine / therapeutic use*
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