Hypertension in the elderly

A. Zanchetti

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Hypertension is associated with a marked increase in cardiovascular mortality and morbidity, which is particularly pronounced in the elderly. This paper discusses trials and studies which have significantly addressed the problem of antihypertensive treatment of patients older than 60-65 years.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAmerican Journal of Geriatric Cardiology
Publication statusPublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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