Dietary sodium restriction specifically potentiates left ventricular ACE inhibition by zofenopril, and is associated with attenuated hypertrophic response in rats with myocardial infarction

Introduction In patients with myocardial infarction (MI)-induced heart failure, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are proven effective therapy in inhibiting the progression towards overt heart failure. However, the prognosis in these patients is still very poor, and optimisation of ther...

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Main Authors: Bart Westendorp, Regien G Schoemaker, Hendrik Buikema, Dick de Zeeuw, Dirk J van Veldhuisen, Wiek H van Gilst
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi - SAGE Publishing 2004-03-01
Series:Journal of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System
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