The comparison of the responsiveness of human isolated internal mammary and gastroepiploic arteries to levcromakalim: An alternative approach to the management of graft spasm


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AKAR F., UydesDogan B., Tufan H., Aslamaci S., Koksoy C., Kanzik I.

BRITISH JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY, vol.44, no.1, pp.49-56, 1997 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1365-2125.1997.00617.x
  • Journal Name: BRITISH JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.49-56

Abstract

Aims We studied the effectiveness of levcromakalim, a potassium channel opener (KCO), in the prevention and reversal of spasm in arterial grafts used in coronary artery bypass operations, namely, internal mammary artery (IMA) and gastroepiploic artery (GEA).