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About fACE: Peri-Operative Use of ACE Inhibitors.
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PMID:  22715474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Since the introduction of the first Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) captopril in 1981, ACE inhibitors have become a mainstay of anti-hypertensive therapy. In addition to lowering BP, there is overwhelming evidence that ACE inhibitors (and angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARB)) provide end organ protection independent of blood their pressure lowering properties in diseases such as CHF, post MI, diabetes, and renal insufficiency.(1) It is an unresolved issue, however, if ACE inhibitors have a protective or deleterious effect on perioperative outcomes(2).(SELECT FULL TEXT TO CONTINUE).
Viachaslau Barodka; Daniel Nyhan; Dan Berkowitz
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Circulation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1524-4539     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
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Created Date:  2012-6-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0147763     Medline TA:  Circulation     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
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