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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Higuchi, T; Abletshauser, C; Nekolla, SG; Schwaiger, M; Bengel, FM 
Title:
Effect of the angiotensin receptor blocker Valsartan on coronary microvascular flow reserve in moderately hypertensive patients with stable coronary artery disease. 
Abstract:
AIMS: To noninvasively investigate the effects of the angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) Valsartan. on myocardial microcirculation in moderately hypertensive patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD). METHODS AND RESULTS: In this prospective open-label study, patients with mild stable CAD and moderate systolic and/or diastolic hypertension were treated with 160 mg Valsartan daily. Myocardial blood flow was quantified noninvasively using positron emission tomography (PET) with N-13 ammon...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Microcirculation 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
14 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
805-12 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1073-9688 
TUM Institution:
Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik