Andrew T. Yan, MD; Raymond T. Yan, MD; Peter P. Liu, MD
Yan AT, Yan RT, Liu PP. Narrative Review: Pharmacotherapy for Chronic Heart Failure: Evidence from Recent Clinical Trials. Ann Intern Med. 2005;142:132-145. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-142-2-200501180-00013
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2005;142(2):132-145.
Heart failure is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. Clinical trials over the past 2 decades have revolutionized the care of patients with systolic heart failure, and substantial data support the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, Î²-blockers, angiotensin-receptor blockers, and aldosterone blockers in the management of this serious condition. This article reviews the evidence on the pharmacologic treatment of heart failure, with a focus on recent clinical trials.
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Cardiology, Hospital Medicine, Nephrology, Hypertension, Heart Failure.
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