n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - The CHARM programme raises the profile of candesartan cilexetil in the treatment of chronic heart failure : drug trends in cardiology

Volume 15, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1680-0745



Extracted from text ... 42 The interest in determining the role of angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) across the whole continuum of cardio - vascular disease from hyper tension to heart failure lead to the CHARM (Candesartan in Heart Failure Assessment of Reduction in Mortality and Morbidity) programme, a com po site of three trials designed to examine a wide range of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). Three South African cardiologists and a physician who participated in the CHARM programme met recently to review their experiences following the presentation of the results at the September 2003 European Society of Cardiology Meeting. The meeting was ..

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