Can chest pain relief by nitroglycerin predict active CAD?

Charles A. Henrikson, Nisha Chandra-Strobos

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    Abstract

    We examined 459 patients who received nitroglycerin in the emergency department for chest pain to determine whether nitroglycerin-responsive chest pain had diagnostic or prognostic value. We found that chest pain relieved with nitroglycerin did not predict active coronary artery disease or outcomes in these patients.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)22-25
    Number of pages4
    JournalCardiology Review
    Volume22
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - Apr 1 2005

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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