Blood pressure control and improved cardiovascular outcomes in the international verapamil SR-trandolapril study

Giuseppe Mancia, Franz Messerli, George Bakris, Qian Zhou, Annette Champion, Carl J. Pepine

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Abstract

Uncontrolled blood pressure (BP) increases cardiovascular risk, independent of type of treatment. In this posthoc International Verapamil SR-Trandolapril Study analysis, we determined whether adverse outcomes are related to consistency of BP control, defined as the proportion of visits in which BP was in control. A total of 22 576 patients with hypertension and coronary artery disease were divided into 4 groups according to the proportion of visits in which BP was in control (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-305
Number of pages7
JournalHypertension
Volume50
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2007

Keywords

  • Antihypertensive drugs
  • Antihypertensive treatment
  • Blood pressure control
  • Blood pressure measurement/monitoring
  • Clinical trials
  • Hypertension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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