The Evaluation of Beat Blocker and Calcium Antagonist Drugs

The Evaluation of Beat Blocker and Calcium Antagonist Drugs

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400975637
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/02/2011
Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine , #18
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1982
Pages: 419
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Beta-Adrenoceptor Blocking Agents: Historical Perspectives.- The Clinical Relevance of Beta-Receptor Blockade, Intrinsic Sympathomimetic Activity and Membrane Depressant Action.- Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Beta Blockers.- Importance of Alpha Blocking and Vasodilator Effects of Beta Blocking Agents.- Are Animal Models Useful in Determining if All Beta-Blocking Agents Are the Same.- Moderator’s Comments on Beta Blocking Drugs.- General Group Discussion: Are All Beta Blocking Agents the same.- How to Define Beta Blocker Usefulness in Hypertension Is Ambulatory Monitoring Necessary.- Evaluation of Beta Blocking Agents in the Treatment of Angina Pectoris Due to Coronary Artery Disease.- Beta Blocking Agents in the Treatment of Ventricular Arrhythmias.- How to Define Beta Blocker Usefulness in Supraventricular Arrhythmias.- How to Define Beta Blocker Usefulness in Hypertension, Angina and Arrhythmias: An Overview.- General Group Discussion: How to Define Beta Blocker Usefulness.- Comparative Safety of Beta Blocking Drugs.- Current Problems in the Evaluation of New Beta Blocking Agents.- General Group Discussion: Problems in Study Design.- Remarks by Commissioner of Food and Drugs.- Beta Blocker in Sudden Death Prevention.- Do Beta-Blockers Prolong Life.- Clinical Trials to Prevent Sudden Death: what Are the Problems in Study Design.- Who Should Fund Clinical Trials.- General Group Discussion: Beta Blockers in Sudden Death Prevention.- Calcium Channel Blockers/Historical Perspectives.- Comparative Clinical Pharmacology of Slow Channel Blocking Agents.- The Electrophysiologic Differences of Calcium Antagonist Drugs.- Clinical Differences Between the Calcium Channel Blocking Agents.- General Group Discussion: Calcium Antagonists.- How to Define Controlled Studies in Coronary Artery Spasm.- Calcium Entry Blocking Agents: How to Define Controlled Studies in Patients with Arrhythmias.- Evaluation of Beta Blockers and Calcium Antagonists in the Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.- Determination of the Safety of Calcium Antagonists in Combination with Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents — the Case for Circumscribed Clinical Trials.- General Group Discussion: How to Define Controlled Studies.- List of Participants.

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