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A study was carried out to investigate whether diltiazem influence blood rheology, as has been reported for some other calcium channel blockers. Twenty patients with clinical, stable angina pectoris were treated with 2 x 90 mg diltiazem per day for 2 weeks. Blood viscosity, plasma viscosity,...
Tags: Diltiazem, Whole blood viscosity (WBV), Hematocrit (Hct) (or packed cell volume PCV, erythrocyte volume fraction EVF), Red cell filterability, Peripheral vascular resistance