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Cardiology Management

#EHRA2019: ESCAPE-NET study - nifedipine increases risk of sudden cardiac arrest

2019 27 Mar

A new study by the European Sudden Cardiac Arrest network (ESCAPE-NET) has found that a widely used heart drug, nifedipine, is associated with an increased risk of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest. Nifedipine is often used to treat high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). But ESCAPE-NET researchers urged caution when interpreting these results,... Read more