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Beta blockers for peripheral arterial disease

Breuning E, Oikonomou D, Rai J, Singh J, Mendonca DA Cosmetic Surgery in the NHS: applying local and national guidelines J Plastic Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery 2010; 63(9):1437-42.

Beta (ß) blockers are indicated for use in coronary artery disease (CAD). However, optimal therapy for people with CAD accompanied by intermittent claudication has been controversial due to the presumed peripheral haemodynamic consequences of beta blockers, leading to worsening symptoms of intermittent claudication. 


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