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nifedipine threatened abortion

J A García-Velasco, A González González
OBJECTIVES: To compare the tocolytic efficacy and maternal tolerance of nifedipine with ritodrine in the management of threatened preterm labor. METHODS: Prospective randomized study of 52 singleton pregnancies with preterm labor between 26 and 34 week's gestation. The capacity to delay delivery 48 h, 7 days, until week 36 or until fetal weight reached 2500 g were the outcome variables assessed. Doppler ultrasound studies were performed on the fetal umbilical artery as control...
June 1998: International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
D L Pearle
Preliminary experimental and clinical data suggest that nifedipine can abort early acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or decrease infarct size by reversal of coronary artery spasm, improved coronary flow to the ischemic zone, reduction in myocardial oxygen demand or protection of ischemic cells. The first large clinical trial testing the ability of nifedipine to reduce infarct size, the Nifedipine Angina Myocardial Infarction Study, was recently reported. Nifedipine treatment failed to prevent progression of threatened infarction to AMI or to reduce infarct size in patients with AMI...
December 21, 1984: American Journal of Cardiology
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