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Diltiazem as an alternative to beta-blocker in coronary artery computed tomography angiography.

Authors
  • Rochitte, Carlos Eduardo1
  • Azevedo, Guilherme Santana Antunes
  • Shiozaki, Afonso Akio
  • Azevedo, Clerio Francisco
  • Kalil Filho, Roberto
  • 1 Instituto do Coração, HCFMUSP, São Paulo, SP, Brazil. [email protected] , (Brazil)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
Publisher
GN1 Genesis Network
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2012
Volume
99
Issue
2
Pages
706–713
Identifiers
PMID: 22735866
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We conclude that diltiazem is an effective and safe alternative to beta-blockers in the reduction of HR when performing computed tomography angiography of coronary arteries.

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