Document Detail

A commentary on clinical trials in chronic heart failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16959759     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Heart failure is a common condition and becoming more common. Many treatments have been evaluated in large clinical trials during the last few decades. These trials can be criticized but do provide an evidence base for treatment, probably greater than for most other clinical conditions. Weaknesses exist in relation to age, ejection fraction, and gender. Most trials have included patients 10 years younger than those in the general population. There is little evidence for efficacy in patients with a near normal ejection fraction. Few women have been included in trials.
Philip A Poole-Wilson; Alexander R Lyon; Adam M Jacques
Related Documents :
19832909 - A novel approach to controlling bacterial contamination on toothbrushes: chlorhexidine ...
20972569 - "number needed to read"--how to facilitate clinical trials in mr-angiography.
2189189 - Efficient means of studying ancillary questions in clinical trials.
18502519 - Scientific and clinical aspects of the use of cidofovir in recurrent respiratory papill...
15345759 - Practical application of pharmacotherapy with long-acting risperidone for patients with...
21044399 - Switching cholinesterase inhibitors in older adults with dementia.
24023489 - Extracorporeal continuous portal diversion plus temporal plasmapheresis for "small-for-...
21370769 - Effect of treatment of temporomandibular disorders (tmd) in patients with cervicogenic ...
21912229 - Customized photorefractive keratectomy for the correction of regular and irregular asti...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1089-2532     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-08     Completed Date:  2007-01-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9807630     Medline TA:  Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  242-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiac Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists / therapeutic use
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers / therapeutic use
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Clinical Trials as Topic
Diuretics / therapeutic use
Heart Failure / drug therapy*,  epidemiology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic beta-Antagonists; 0/Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers; 0/Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors; 0/Diuretics

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Early reperfusion phenomena.
Next Document:  An overview of inotropic agents.