Published in IJCP October 2018
Expert's View
Are ß-blockers Contraindicated in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure?
October 04, 2018 | OP Yadava

Since 1970s, usage of b-blockers in treatment of patients with heart failure was recommended by several investigators but the fact that if reduces myocardial contractility, precluded their use. The past decade has shown significant improvement in the understanding of heart failure, shifting from a hemodynamic to a neurohormonal basis.1