Table 4

Safety Endpoints During Index Hospitalization

EventTotal
(N = 100)
Esmolol Group
(n = 50)
Placebo Group
(n = 50)
p Value
Death
 No. of patients with event1011.0
Ventricular tachycardia
 No. of events21417
 No. of patients with event154110.091
Atrial fibrillation
 No. of events514
 No. of patients with event4130.617
Bradycardia
 No. of events202
 No. of patients with event1011.0
Cardiogenic shock
 No. of events303
 No. of patients with event3030.242
Reinfarction
 No. of events202
 No. of patients with event2020.495

The p values are from Fisher exact test.