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Cardiac surgery (French to English)
ADVANTAGES AND INDICATIONS OF NITRATE
(A report of 47 cases)
by: J. HELMER, B. THIRION, R.KIPPER, D. AMREIN, P. MATHIEU
Sodium nitroprusside (SNP) and trinitrin (TNT) were used in 10.7 % of cardiovascular operations for acquired cardiopathies conducted under extra-corporeal circulation (ECC) over a period of 21 months, making a total of 47 cases.
The breakdown of the conditions for which these drugs were used is as follows:
All the clinical and hemodynamic results were in favor of the use of nitrate vasodilator agents in the various hemodynamic situations encountered during the course of extra-corporeal circulation.