Effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, beta blockers, statins, and aspirin on C-reactive protein levels in outpatients with heart failure.


Journal Article

C-reactive protein (CRP) levels were measured in a cohort of 96 outpatients with heart failure. Baseline angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor plus beta-blocker use were associated with lower levels of CRP; no relation was found between CRP levels and aspirin or statin use.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Joynt, KE; Gattis, WA; Hasselblad, V; Fuzaylov, SY; Serebruany, VL; Gurbel, PA; Gaulden, LH; Felker, GM; Whellan, DJ; O'Connor, CM

Published Date

  • March 15, 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 93 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 783 - 785

PubMed ID

  • 15019895

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15019895

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9149

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjcard.2003.12.010


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States