Beta-Blockers and Weight Change in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure

@article{Boxall2012BetaBlockersAW,
  title={Beta-Blockers and Weight Change in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure},
  author={Ben W J Boxall and Andrew Lawrence Clark},
  journal={Journal of cardiac failure},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={233-7}
}
BACKGROUND There is an inverse association between body mass and mortality in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). Beta-blockers have been associated with weight gain. We wanted to examine the relation between beta-blocker use and weight in a population of patients with CHF. METHODS AND RESULTS We weighed 276 patients presenting with CHF (mean age 71.3 ± 9.5 years, 72.8% male). None were taking a beta-blocker at presentation, but all had started by 4 months' follow-up. The patients were… CONTINUE READING

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