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Fifteen patients with severe essential or renal hypertension were treated with captopril. In thirteen, a single oral dose of 1 mg/kg produced a mean fall of 20.7 +/- 16.42 mmHg (18%) in mean arterial pressure (MAP) without concomitant increase in heart rate. The fall was significant at 20 minutes and maximum at 90 minutes on average. It correlated closely(More)
INTRODUCTION Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) has been demonstrated to improve exercise capacity in acute coronary syndrome (ACS), but not all patients derive the same benefit. Careful patient selection is crucial to maximize resources. OBJECTIVE To identify in a heterogeneous ACS population which patients would benefit the most with CR, in terms of functional(More)