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Do nitrates improve survival on acute heart failure?

Published:February 03, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.01.058
      We have read with interest the recent article, “Role of high-dose intravenous nitrates in hypertensive acute heart failure” by Wang et al. [
      • Wang K.
      • Samai K.
      Role of high-dose intravenous nitrates in hypertensive acute heart failure.
      ]. Here, we want to underline some important points to consider and mention from a study that supporting the article.
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