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Long-term preservation of left ventricular function in medically treated patients with coronary artery disease and persistent exercise-induced ischemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10327727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Little information is available on the long-term evolution of left ventricular function of medically treated patients with coronary artery disease and gross limitation of coronary flow reserve. The aim of this study was to assess the long-term evolution of effort tolerance and left ventricular function and their relation to the control of ischemic events in patients with coronary artery disease and prolonged inducible exercise-induced myocardial dysfunction who either declined or were ineligible for cardiac revascularization.
G Fragasso; R G Xuereb; M Xuereb; E Rossetti; A Margonato; S L Chierchia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiologia (Rome, Italy)     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0393-1978     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiologia     Publication Date:  1999 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-06-07     Completed Date:  1999-06-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506637     Medline TA:  Cardiologia     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  255-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Divisione di Cardiologia, Istituto Scientifico H San Raffaele, Milano.
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MeSH Terms
Amlodipine / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Atenolol / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Cardiovascular Agents / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Coronary Disease / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  physiopathology*
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Diltiazem / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Drug Therapy, Combination
Electrocardiography, Ambulatory
Exercise Test
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Nifedipine / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Nitrates / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Stroke Volume
Time Factors
Vasodilator Agents / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Ventricular Function, Left*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Arrhythmia Agents; 0/Cardiovascular Agents; 0/Nitrates; 0/Vasodilator Agents; 21829-25-4/Nifedipine; 29122-68-7/Atenolol; 42399-41-7/Diltiazem; 88150-42-9/Amlodipine

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