Effect of sustained-release diltiazem on ambulatory blood pressure and left ventricular mass in elderly patients with hypertension

Roberto Fogari, Annalisa Zoppi, Amedeo Mugellini, Paola Preti, Luca Corradi, Paola Lusardi

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Abstract

The effect of sustained-release (SR) diltiazem 300 mg on 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure (BP), heart rate (HR), and left ventricular mass was evaluated in 35 elderly patients aged 75 to 84 years with mild-to- moderate essential hypertension, defined as sitting systolic blood pressure (SBP) >160 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) >90 mm Hg but

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)725-736
Number of pages12
JournalCurrent Therapeutic Research
Volume59
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Keywords

  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Diltiazem
  • Elderly hypertensive patients
  • Left ventricular mass

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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