Hydralazine versus Captopril: Regional Vascular Effects in Chronic Congestive Heart Failure

  • H. Drexler
  • A. G. Truog
  • H. Just
  • R. Zelis
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In recent years it has become evident that changes in clinical status commonly reflect alterations in peripheral blood flow distribution rather than changes in central hemodynamics [6]. Indeed, as first shown by Franciosa et al. [2], ejection fraction correlates poorly with exercise performance, while skeletal muscle perfusion correlates as demonstrated in Fig. 1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Drexler
    • 1
  • A. G. Truog
  • H. Just
  • R. Zelis
  1. 1.Innere Medizin IIIMedizinische UniversitätsklinikFreiburg i. Br.Germany

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