Long term propranolol treatment and changes in body weight after myocardial infarction.

@article{Roessner1990LongTP,
  title={Long term propranolol treatment and changes in body weight after myocardial infarction.},
  author={Shirley Roessner and Carol Lynne Taylor and Robert P. Byington and Curt D. Furberg},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1990},
  volume={300 6729},
  pages={902-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of long term propranolol treatment on body weight. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of data from a placebo controlled randomised double blind clinical trial (the beta blocker heart attack trial). PATIENTS 3837 Men and women randomised 5-21 days after an acute myocardial infarction to treatment with placebo or propranolol for up to 40 months. Patients were followed up at annual visits. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Changes in body weight. RESULTS At the first annual… CONTINUE READING

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