Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 103–104 | Cite as

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors: Should They be Used Early Post Myocardial Infarction?

  • Bertram Pitt
Article

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bertram Pitt
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  1. 1.University of Michigan School of MedicineAnn ArborUSA

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