Beta blockers may benefit nonheart surgery patients

04/24/2013 | HealthDay News

Patients who took beta blockers before and after a noncardiac surgery were up to 60% less likely to die 30 days after the operation and 33% less likely to develop heart problems than those who didn't receive the therapy, U.S. researchers found. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, was based on data from almost 137,000 nonheart surgery patients at Veterans Affairs medical centers.

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