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By A. A. Jennifer Adgey, John Anderson (auth.), Robert M. Califf M.D., Galen S. Wagner (eds.)

During the 25 years considering the fact that acute coronary care was once targeted into Coronary Care devices there were 3 significant stages: I. prevention of demise because of arrhythmias; II. prevention of demise because of myocardial failure; and III. hassle of infarct measurement. within the latter stages, there was infringement upon the time venerated thought of a chronic interval of leisure for the sufferer commonly and the guts particularly to reduce myocardial metabolic calls for. in the course of the moment section of coronary care, sufferers with myocardial failure obtained competitive measures to extend cardiac paintings through raise in preload, lessen in afterload, and direct elevate in inotropy. It used to be believed that actual cardiogenic surprise used to be so irreversible that it's going to be avoided by way of lively efforts to enhance the cardiac output regardless of the chance of extending the world of ischemic myocardium. even if, section II produced minimum total relief in mortality. within the preliminary a part of part III, myocardial infarct (MI) measurement obstacle was once tried by means of decreasing myocardial metabolic calls for through both beta adrenergic or calcium channel blockading brokers. we're at the moment a number of years into the second one a part of section III of coronary care the place the main technique of restricting MI dimension is recovery of coronary blood flow.

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Lung. and Blood Institute. Bethesda. Maryland 20892 INTRODUCTION During the past decade. there has been considerable interest in the value of class I antiarrhythmic drugs for the prevention of ventricular fibrillation during the early hours of acute myocardial infarction. In animal studies a number of such drugs have been shown to prevent ventricular fibrillation following coronary artery ligation (1). However. only lidocaine has been studied extensively in randomized trials of the prevention of ventricular fibrillation in patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction.

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