Evaluation of beta-blockers on left ventricular dyssynchrony and reverse remodeling in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: A randomized trial of carvedilol and metoprolol


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Kaya M. G. , Sarli B. , Akpek M. , Kaya E. G. , Yarlioglues M., Topsakal R. , ...More

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.21, no.4, pp.434-441, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.a2013.0149
  • Title of Journal : CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.434-441

Abstract

Background: The effect of beta-blockage on cardiac dyssynchrony in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC) is unknown. This study evaluated the impact of carvedilol and metoprolol succinate on left ventricular (LV) dyssynchrony and reverse remodeling in IDC.