Different effects of bisoprolol on heart rate in patients with ischemic or idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (A 24-hour Holter substudy of the Cardiac Insufficiency Bisoprolol Study [CIBIS])

RL Anthonio*, J Brouwer, P Lechat, J Haaksma, L van der Ven, DJ van Veldhuisen, HJGM Crijns, WH van Gilst

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The effect of beta blockade on heart rate in patients with either idiopathic or ischemic cardiomyopathy was studied. It was found that beta blockade reduced the early morning increase in heart rate to a greater extent in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy than in those with ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1286-+
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 15-Apr-1999



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