Comparison of the effects of nitroglycerin and nitroprusside on transmitral Doppler flow parameters in patients with hypertensive urgency


Eryonucu B., Guler N., Guntekin O., Tuncer M.

ANNALS OF PHARMACOTHERAPY, vol.39, no.6, pp.997-1001, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1345/aph.1e562
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF PHARMACOTHERAPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.997-1001

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Sodium nitroprusside (NIP) and nitroglycerin (NIT) are frequently selected agents for acutely reducing blood pressure. However, it is not clear which agent is more efficacious in improving left ventricular filling pressure in hypertensive crises.