Effect of diltiazem on cardiac rate and rhythm after myocardial infarction. Multicenter Diltiazem Postinfarction Trial Investigators.


The a priori hypothesis that diltiazem would reduce the frequency and repetitiveness of ventricular arrhythmias was tested 3 months after myocardial infarction in patients participating in the Multicenter Diltiazem Postinfarction Trial. After 3 months of follow-up, 1,546 of the 2,466 patients enrolled had a 24-hour continuous electrocardiographic recording… (More)


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