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How do ace inhibitors work? how is it that they lower vascular resistance yet cardiac output, rate and contractility are the same?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Ace inhibitors: The enzyme they block does not directly affect the heart, it works at the blood vessel level.

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