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Effects of metoprolol and carvedilol on cause-specific mortality and morbidity in patients with chronic heart failure--COMET.

Authors
  • Torp-Pedersen, Christian
  • Poole-Wilson, Philip A
  • Swedberg, Karl
  • Cleland, John G F
  • Di Lenarda, Andrea
  • Hanrath, Peter
  • Komajda, Michel
  • Lutiger, Beatrix
  • Metra, Marco
  • Remme, Willem J
  • Scherhag, Armin
  • Skene, Allan
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Heart Journal
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2005
Volume
149
Issue
2
Pages
370–376
Identifiers
PMID: 15846279
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Compared with metoprolol tartrate, carvedilol reduced cardiovascular mortality, sudden death, death caused by circulatory failure, death caused by stroke, as well as fatal and nonfatal myocardial infarctions.

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