Heart failure: Acute ischemic events in HF—should we include sudden death?

McMurray, J.J.V. (2011) Heart failure: Acute ischemic events in HF—should we include sudden death? Nature Reviews Cardiology, 8(4), pp. 192-193. (doi:10.1038/nrcardio.2011.22)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrcardio.2011.22

Abstract

Over the past decade, the use of beta-blockers has transformed the management and prognosis of patients with heart failure (HF). A post hoc analysis of the SENIORS study now raises questions about the validity of a composite 'ischemic' end point that includes sudden death in trials of beta-blocker therapy for patients with HF

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McMurray, Professor John
Authors: McMurray, J.J.V.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
Journal Name:Nature Reviews Cardiology
ISSN:1759-5002

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