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Use of ACE inhibitor drugs for people with congestive heart failure helped avoid $9,000 per person in hospital costs over a 3-year period and reduced deaths by 16%.

The SOLVD Investigators. Effect of Enalapril on Survival in Patients with Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fractions and Congestive Heart Failure. N Engl J Med. 1991; 325(5): 293-302. http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/abstract/325/5/293

Reference

Title
Effect of Enalapril on Survival in Patients with Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fractions and Congestive Heart Failure
Publication
N Engl J Med
Publication Date
1991
Authors
The SOLVD Investigators
Volume & Issue
Volume 325, Issue 5
Pages
293-302
URL
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