JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/55446
FullText URL 71_5_453.pdf
Author Taniguchi, Akihiko| Miyahara, Nobuaki| Oda, Naohiro| Morichika, Daisuke| Ichihara, Eiki| Oze, Isao| Tanimoto, Yasushi| Ichikawa, Hirohisa| Fujii, Utako| Tanimoto, Mitsune| Kanehiro, Arihiko| Kiura, Katsuyuki|
Abstract Although recent retrospective studies suggested that the use of β-blockers appears to help improve the mortality rate and decrease the rate of exacerbation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients with heart failure, the effects of β-blockers on COPD patients without heart failure have not been established. Based on previous reports, we have launched a multicenter, prospective, single-arm phase II study to evaluate the preventive effect of the cardioselective β-blocker bisoprolol in COPD exacerbation, in Japanese individuals with moderate-to-severe COPD who do not have heart failure but do have hypertension requiring the use of medication. The primary endpoint is the rate of mild-to-severe COPD exacerbation. The results of this study will clarify whether bisoprolol can prevent exacerbation in COPD patients without heart failure.
Keywords chronic obstructive pulmonary disease β-blocker bisoprolol exacerbation heart failure
Amo Type Clinical Study Protocol
Published Date 2017-10
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume71
Issue issue5
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 453
End Page 457
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
Copyright Holders CopyrightⒸ 2017 by Okayama University Medical School
File Version publisher
Refereed True
PubMed ID 29042706