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Beta blockers for peripheral arterial disease

Paravastu SC, Mendonca DA, Da Silva A. Beta blockers for peripheral arterial disease.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Sep 11;9.

Beta (H) blockers are indicated for use in coronary artery disease (CAD). However, optimal therapy for people with CAD accompanied by intermittent claudication has been controversial because of the presumed peripheral haemodynamic consequences of beta blockers, leading to worsening symptoms of intermittent claudication. This is an update of a review first published in 2008.


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