BHAT(redirected from Beta-Blocker Heart Attack Trial)
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BHATBeta-blocker Heart Attack Trial. A trial comparing beta-blockers (BBs) to placebo in post-MI outcomes.
BBs result in a 20% reduction in repeat MIs and death within 2 years of first MI; in high-risk patients, BBs reduce death by 43%.
Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled; 3837 patients—1916 propranolol, 1921 placebo.
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BHATCardiology A clinical trial–Beta-blocker Heart Attack Trial—which evaluated the effect of β-blockers on post-MI Pts. See Congestive heart failure.
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