О.V. Kuryata, Yu.S. Kushnir. Direct influence on the ischemic myocardium: studied and new opportunities

The article considers usage of the metabolic antianginal drug trimetazidine for treatment of patients with ischemic heart disease and angina pectoris. The results of the studies of trimetazidine in patients after coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplastics are presented. The usage of trimetazidine has perspective in patients with chronic heart failure, as well as after revascularization, being a potentially important direction for future studies.

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