Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 28, Issue 4, pp 207–213

Contemporary use of beta receptor antagonists in chronic heart failure

  • Ravi K. Garg
  • A. Nasser Khan
  • Allen S. Anderson
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12019-002-0019-7

Cite this article as:
Garg, R.K., Khan, A.N. & Anderson, A.S. Compr Ther (2002) 28: 207. doi:10.1007/s12019-002-0019-7

Abstract

β-adrenergic receptor antagonists slow disease progression, improve symptoms, and increase survival. They should be considered standard of care for patients with stable heart failure and understanding which drugs provide benefit and how to initiate therapy is crucial to improving prognosis.

Copyright information

© Humana Press Inc. 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ravi K. Garg
    • 2
  • A. Nasser Khan
    • 1
  • Allen S. Anderson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine Weiss Memorial HospitalUniversity of Chicago HospitalsChicago
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyUniversity of Chicago HospitalsChicagoUSA