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Current indications for ACE inhibitors and HOPE for the future.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12019599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are effective in several disease states such as congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, and diabetes. This article reviews the evidence supporting the clinical use, efficacy, and cost effectiveness of ACE inhibitors in these various disease states. With the findings of the Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation trial, these agents may now have a positive impact on the primary prevention of coronary artery disease. New and ongoing trials will provide more information about the role of ACE inhibitors in coronary artery disease.
Stephanie Burch; Narith Ou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of managed care     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1088-0224     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Manag Care     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-05-21     Completed Date:  2002-06-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9613960     Medline TA:  Am J Manag Care     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  478-90; quiz 491-3     Citation Subset:  H    
Heartland Health, St Joseph, MO 65406-3398, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors / adverse effects,  contraindications,  pharmacology,  therapeutic use*
Arteriosclerosis / prevention & control
Cardiovascular Diseases / drug therapy*,  prevention & control*
Clinical Trials as Topic
Diabetic Nephropathies / prevention & control
Economics, Pharmaceutical
Education, Continuing
Heart Failure / drug therapy
Hypertension / drug therapy
United States
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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