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Jul 09

The meta–analysis showed that the use of beta–blockers increased the risk of heart failure and cardiogenic shock.

A novel meta–analysis including more than 100 000 study participants has suggested that clinical guidelines recommending the use of beta–blockers in post–MI patients need to be reconsidered. The meta–analysis has been published online in the American Journal of Medicine. The meta–analysis showed that the use of beta–blockers increased the risk of heart failure and cardiogenic shock.

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