Central haemodynamic effects of beta blockers in hypertension. A comparison between atenolol, metoprolol, timolol, penbutolol, alprenolol pindolol and bunitrolol.

  title={Central haemodynamic effects of beta blockers in hypertension. A comparison between atenolol, metoprolol, timolol, penbutolol, alprenolol pindolol and bunitrolol.},
  author={P. Lund-johansen},
  journal={European heart journal},
  volume={4 Suppl D},
While it is well established that the acute haemodynamic effects of the beta blockers used in antihypertensive therapy vary considerably, it is still uncertain if this is true during chronic treatment. We have studied seven different beta blockers (one year follow-up): atenolol and metoprolol (cardioselective, without ISA), timolol (non-cardioselective, without ISA), and penbutolol, bunitrolol, alprenolol and pindolol (non-cardioselective, with different degrees of ISA). All drugs induced… 
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