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More about the “ARB MI paradox
  1. Alistair S Hall1,
  2. Martin H Strauss2
  1. 1C-NET Research Group, LIGHT (Leeds Institute for Genetics Health and Therapeutics), Faculty of Medicine, University of Leeds, UK
  2. 2Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saint Michael’s Hospital and Division of Cardiology, North York General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  1. Correspondence to:
    Professor A S Hall
    C-NET Research Group, G Floor, Jubilee Wing, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK; a.s.hall{at}


“Logic dictates that angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors should remain the preferred drug across the entire spectrum of cardiometabolic disease”

  • ACEi, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
  • ARB, angiotensin receptor blocker
  • CV, cardiovascular
  • MI, myocardial infarction
  • angiotensin
  • antagonist
  • infarction
  • myocardial
  • receptor

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  • Conflict of interest: Professor Hall has received research grants from Astra-Zeneca, Servier UK, and Sanofi-Aventis UK; has received honoraria from Astra-Zeneca and Servier UK; and has been paid consultant fees by Servier UK. Dr Strauss has received honoraria from Sanofi-Aventis, Pfizer, Abbott, and Tanabe; has served as an expert witness for Sanofi-Aventis; and has served as a consultant/advisory board member for Sanofi-Aventis and Pfizer.