It could be just as good to start treatment for heart failure with a beta blocker first and subsequently use an ACE inhibitor, as the more convetional use of an ACE inhibitor first followed by a beta blocker. That’s according to Ronnie Willenheimer from Malmö who answered questions from Audio Medica about the CIBIS study.
We asked Gabriel Steg from the Bichat Hospital in Paris to comment on Dr Willenheimer’s findings during the Stockholm Conference of the European Society of Cardiology.
Ronnie Willenheimer [audio:http://www.audiomedica.com/podcasting/06.Ronnie_Willenheimer.mp3]
Gabriel Steg: [audio:http://www.audiomedica.com/podcasting/07.Gabriel_Steg.mp3]