The use of propranolol in arrhythmias complicating acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Lemberg1970TheUO,
  title={The use of propranolol in arrhythmias complicating acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Louis Lemberg and Agustin Castellanos and Azucena G. Arcebal},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={1970},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={
          479-87
        }
}
  • Louis Lemberg, Agustin Castellanos, Azucena G. Arcebal
  • Published in American heart journal 1970
  • Medicine
  • Abstract Propranolol was found to be a useful drug in the treatment of acute tachyarrhythmias. Forty-three episodes in 34 patients were successfully treated and sinus rhythm restored by using intravenous propranolol. All patients had recent myocardial infarctions complicated by mild, moderate, or severe left ventricular failure. It was judged that the net balance between the negative inotropic and chronotropic properties of propranolol on the myocardium resulted in a clinical improvement. A… CONTINUE READING

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