Dobutamin pp 79-80 | Cite as


  • Hanjörg Just
Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 118)


The new sympathomimetic amine, dobutamine, can be considered a selective stimulator of ß1 -receptors. The high degree of selectivity could be shown in animal experiments and in the clinical administration over a wide range of dosage levels to patients suffering from myocardial dysfunction of varying severity and caused by different factors.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hanjörg Just
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  1. 1.II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik der Universität MainzMainzGermany

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