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Trimetazidine for stable angina

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Title
Trimetazidine for stable angina
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, October 2005
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003614.pub2
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Authors

Ciapponi, Agustín, Pizarro, Rudolf, Harrison, Jeff

Abstract

Patients with stable angina not controlled by monotherapy with nitrates, beta blockers, or calcium channel blockers are often treated with combinations of these drugs. There may be adverse effects from, or contraindications to, the use of combinations. In low risk groups, medical treatment appears to be as good an option as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in terms of averting myocardial infarction, death, or subsequent revascularization. Revascularization procedures are too costly or inaccessible for many patients in developing countries therefore effective and safe medical treatment is needed. Trimetazidine is a less well known anti-anginal drug that controls myocardial ischaemia through intracellular metabolic changes. Trimetazidine has been reported, in some studies, to be better tolerated than combined anti-anginal therapy; however it is not considered in published guidelines.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Colombia 1 2%
Ireland 1 2%
Unknown 55 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 25%
Student > Master 10 18%
Student > Bachelor 9 16%
Researcher 9 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 7%
Other 6 11%
Unknown 5 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 33 58%
Psychology 4 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 7%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 4%
Other 5 9%
Unknown 6 11%