Study of beta blocker in post-MI bracydardia or heart block

March 2008
Cardiovascular Devices & Drugs;Mar2008, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p24
The article reports on the plan of Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois to conduct a study that will investigate whether a pacemaker-enabled administration of beta-blockers in patients with post-myocardial infarction bradycardia or heart block will also improve survival rates. The study, which will enroll 1,124 pateints from around the U.S., Canada and Israel, will help determine more precisely how frequently low heart rates are a problem in heart attack patients.


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