Beta blockers have long been used in patients who have experienced a myocardial infarction. However, many new therapies are available for this patient group, and as a result, the current role of beta blockers may have become uncertain. In this article we address a series of questions related to the important and continuing role of beta blockade after myocardial infarction.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Prog Cardiovasc Dis

Publication Date

01/2002

Volume

44

Pages

243 - 250

Keywords

Adrenergic beta-Antagonists, Humans, Myocardial Infarction, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic