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

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

BRITISH JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY, vol.44, no.1, pp.49-56, 1997 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


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).