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Hypertension-induced congestive heart failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9540127     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Arterial hypertension used to be the most common cause of congestive left ventricular failure. With the availability and common use of antihypertensive treatment the incidence and prevalence of hypertension-induced left ventricular failure has gradually declined. Today congestive heart failure due to underlying coronary heart disease is by far more common than the hypertension-induced variety. The effect of treatment of left ventricular failure in recent years, in particular with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and carvedilol, has been impressive.
L Hansson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian cardiovascular journal. Supplement     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1401-7458     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand Cardiovasc J Suppl     Publication Date:  1998  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-05-21     Completed Date:  1998-05-21     Revised Date:  2013-05-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9711058     Medline TA:  Scand Cardiovasc J Suppl     Country:  NORWAY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Geriatrics, University of Uppsala, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists / therapeutic use
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Carbazoles / therapeutic use
Drug Therapy, Combination
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Failure / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  etiology*
Hypertension / complications*,  drug therapy
Middle Aged
Propanolamines / therapeutic use
Survival Rate
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic beta-Antagonists; 0/Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors; 0/Carbazoles; 0/Propanolamines; 0K47UL67F2/carvedilol

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