Eplerenone in Patients with Systolic Heart Failure and Mild Symptoms

Faiez Zannad, M.D., Ph.D., John J.V. McMurray, M.D., Henry Krum, M.B., Ph.D., Dirk J. van Veldhuisen, M.D., Ph.D., Karl Swedberg, M.D., Ph.D., Harry Shi, M.S., John Vincent, M.B., Ph.D., Stuart J. Pocock, Ph.D., and Bertram Pitt, M.D. for the EMPHASIS-HF Study Group

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Mineralocorticoid antagonists improve survival among patients with chronic, severe systolic heart failure and heart failure after myocardial infarction. We evaluated the effects of eplerenone in patients with chronic systolic heart failure and mild symptoms.

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Volume 364, Number 1, January 2011