MPT: Perioperative Beta Blockers Trade Fewer MIs for More Deaths

ACC Conference Reporter

ACC.18 | ORLANDO, FL — Beta blocker use starting 2 to 4 hours before noncardiac surgery protected patients against myocardial infarction (MI) but was associated with more death and stroke at 1 year, the POISE (Perioperative Ischemic Evaluation) trialists found, confirming earlier 30-day results. Read More >>>

Keywords: ACC18, ACC Annual Scientific Session

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