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This program is designed to improve medical care and education of hospitalized patients with heart failure and accelerate the initiation of evidence-based heart failure guideline recommended therapies by administering them before hospital discharge. A registry component focusing on admission to discharge and 60- to 90-day follow-up is designed to evaluate the demographic, pathophysiologic, clinical, treatment, and outcome characteristics of patients hospitalized with heart failure.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Beta-blockers including Carvedilol, ACE inhibitors
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:43:19-0400
The purpose of our study was to determine if a strategy of starting a heart medication (Beta-blocker) before patients leave the hospital and then being seen by a nurse manager would reduce...
This study looks at the effect of two drugs (carvedilol and metoprolol) which are used for patients with CHF (chronic heart failure). These agents are beta-blockers and, although effectiv...
The purposes of this study are: 1. To confirm safety of Indacaterol in stable Heart Failure. 2. To determine whether beta 2 alveolar receptor stimulation by Indacaterol is able to ...
The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of the two different beta blockers metoprolol and carvedilol on endothelial function in patients with either type two diabetes or chronic he...
We test the hypothesis that different beta-blockers had a different influence on chemoreceptor response and lung diffusion capacity. Both could influence exercise capacity in normoxic as ...
Carvedilol is a clinically broadly used and effective beta-blocker for treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF) and several clinical trials have demonstrated that carvedilol shows a favourable effe...
The evidence-based beta blockers carvedilol, bisoprolol, and metoprolol succinate reduce mortality and hospitalizations among patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). Use of...
To assess whether beta-blocker use is associated with cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), this study analyzed the Treatment of ...
Non-selective beta-blockers are recommended for the prevention of bleeding in people with cirrhosis, portal hypertension and gastroesophageal varices. Carvedilol is a non-selective beta-blocker with a...
The therapeutic benefits of β-blockers are well established in left heart failure. The Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Treatment with Carvedilol for Heart Failure [PAHTCH] study showed safety and pos...
A heterogeneous condition in which the heart is unable to pump out sufficient blood to meet the metabolic need of the body. Heart failure can be caused by structural defects, functional abnormalities (VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION), or a sudden overload beyond its capacity. Chronic heart failure is more common than acute heart failure which results from sudden insult to cardiac function, such as MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION.
One of the ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS (ACE inhibitors), orally active, that has been used in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure.
Enlargement of the HEART, usually indicated by a cardiothoracic ratio above 0.50. Heart enlargement may involve the right, the left, or both HEART VENTRICLES or HEART ATRIA. Cardiomegaly is a nonspecific symptom seen in patients with chronic systolic heart failure (HEART FAILURE) or several forms of CARDIOMYOPATHIES.
Drugs used in the treatment of acute or chronic vascular HYPERTENSION regardless of pharmacological mechanism. Among the antihypertensive agents are DIURETICS; (especially DIURETICS, THIAZIDE); ADRENERGIC BETA-ANTAGONISTS; ADRENERGIC ALPHA-ANTAGONISTS; ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS; CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS; GANGLIONIC BLOCKERS; and VASODILATOR AGENTS.
Heart failure caused by abnormal myocardial contraction during SYSTOLE leading to defective cardiac emptying.
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