Antihypertensive efficacy and tolerability of different drug regimens in isolated systolic hypertension in the elderly

F. Avanzini, C. Alli, G. Bettelli, R. Corso, F. Colombo, G. Mariotti, M. Radice, V. Torri, G. Tognoni

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Abstract

The pharmacological treatment, mainly based on diuretics, of isolated systolic hypertension (ISH) has recently been shown to reduce the risk of stroke and coronary heart disease in the elderly. The purpose of this study was to compare the antihypertensive effect and tolerability of different drug regimens in elderly subjects with ISH (systolic blood pressure-SBP-≥160 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure-DBP-

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)206-212
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume15
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1994

Keywords

  • Antihypertensive therapy
  • Elderly
  • Isolated systolic hypertension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Physiology (medical)
  • Physiology

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