This paper reviews the mechanisms believed to be responsible for myocardial ischaemia and the mode of action of calcium antagonist drugs. The clinical management of patients with myocardial ischaemia is discussed in the context of current knowledge about patho-physiology and drug action.

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Hugenholtz, P.G, de Jong, J.W, Verdouw, P.D, & Serruys, P.W.J.C. (1983). Nifedipine for angina and acute myocardial ischemia. Postgraduate Medical Journal: an international peer-reviewed journal of continuing professional development, 59, 40–58. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/4103