Hypertension: possible differential risk for blacks in Beta-Blocker Heart Attack Trial (BHAT).

  • L Haywood
  • Published 1989 in American journal of hypertension


Previously reported data document that efficacy of beta-adrenergic antagonists in lowering mortality rates after acute myocardial infarction. Similarly, the higher observed mortality rates among blacks in the Beta-Blocker Heart Attack Trial (BHAT) have been addressed. In this report, we further emphasize the apparent role of prior high blood pressure in the… (More)


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