Effect of atenolol on mortality and cardiovascular morbidity after noncardiac surgery. Multicenter Study of Perioperative Ischemia Research Group.

@article{Mangano1996EffectOA,
  title={Effect of atenolol on mortality and cardiovascular morbidity after noncardiac surgery. Multicenter Study of Perioperative Ischemia Research Group.},
  author={Dennis Thomas Mangano and Elizabeth L. Layug and Anne Marie Wallace and I M Tateo},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={336 20},
  pages={1452-3; author reply 1453-4}
}
BACKGROUND Perioperative myocardial ischemia is the single most important potentially reversible risk factor for mortality and cardiovascular complications after noncardiac surgery. Although more than 1 million patients have such complications annually, there is no effective preventive therapy. METHODS We performed a randomized, double-blind, placebo… CONTINUE READING