ACC 2018: Is Routine Use of Beta Blockers in Patients having Non Cardiac Surgery Beneficial?
From ConsultQD Live Admin
Dr. Steve Nissen, Chairman of Cardiovascular Medicine, discusses a study (POISE) presented at ACC looking at patients provided beta blockers prophylactically before non-cardiac surgery. Investigators showed that mortality increased out to one year post surgery. Dr. Nissen provides the highlights of the study and the take home message.