Effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (enalapril or imidapril) on ventilation during exercise in patients with chronic heart failure secondary to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.

@article{Kitaoka2000EffectOA,
  title={Effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (enalapril or imidapril) on ventilation during exercise in patients with chronic heart failure secondary to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.},
  author={Hiroaki Kitaoka and Jun Takata and Noribumi Hitomi and Takashi Furuno and H Seo and Taishiro Chikamori and Yoshinori Doi},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={658-60, A10}
}
Eighteen patients with heart failure were studied to clarify whether angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor treatment improves excess ventilation during exercise. Treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors had a beneficial effect on excess ventilation during exercise, without significant improvement in exercise capacity in patients with moderate congestive heart failure. 

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