The diuretic of choice for rapid relief of congestive symptoms in a patient of CHF is
26. Ans. A. Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
a. Beta-adrenergic blockers are used and may ameliorate angina pectoris and syncope in 33% to 50% of patients of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
b. Verapamil and diltiazem may reduce the stiffness of the ventricle.
c. Digitalis, diuretics, nitrates, and beta-adrenergic agonists are best avoided.