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Prophylactic β-blocking Treatment after Myocardial Infarction

  • G. Permanyer Miralda
  • E. Galve Basilio
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 81)

Abstract

In recent years, random, double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trials have demonstrated a significant reduction in mortality (up to about 2 years) in patients given β-blocking agents from the 5th to 18th day after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) [1–7]. In some of these trials, a specific reduction in the rate of sudden death [1, 2] and reinfarction [1, 7] has been shown to exist.

Keywords

Acute Myocardial Infarction Blocker Treatment Refractory Heart Failure Postinfarctional Patient Norwegian Multicenter Study Group 
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  • G. Permanyer Miralda
  • E. Galve Basilio

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