Category: Infusion

Canadian HealthCare Mall: Low-Dose Vasopressin Infusions

Animal studies performed over four decades ago showed that vasopressin (Pitressin) produced a marked reduction in coronary blood flow. Based on these data, its administration was proposed as a test of “coronary insufficiency.” In 1947, Rusldn reported that when vasopressin was given to individuals with typical angina pectoris, electrocardiographic changes developed that were comparable to […]