Progress in angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition in heart failure: rationale, mechanisms, and clinical responses.

Journal Article (Clinical Trial;Journal Article;Review)

The pharmacology and mechanisms of action of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are reviewed in this article together with discussions on their acute and hemodynamic effects; influence on regional blood flow and renal responses; clinical efficacy and adverse effects; and their impact on survival in severe congestive heart failure.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dzau, VJ; Creager, MA

Published Date

  • February 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 119 - 130

PubMed ID

  • 2650868

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0733-8651


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands