Response to antihypertensive therapy in older patients with sustained and nonsustained systolic hypertension

Robert H. Fagard, Jan A. Staessen, Lutgarde Thijs, Jerzy Gasowski, Christopher J. Bulpitt, Denis Clement, Peter W. De Leeuw, Jurij Dobovisek, Matti Jääskivi, Gastone Leonetti, Eoin O'Brien, Paolo Palatini, Gianfranco Parati, José L. Rodicio, Hannu Vanhanen, John Webster

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Abstract

Background - The goal of the present study was to assess the effect of antihypertensive therapy on clinic (CBP) and ambulatory (ABP) blood pressures, on ECG voltages, and on the incidence of stroke and cardiovascular events in older patients with sustained and nonsustained systolic hypertension. Methods and Results - Patients who were ≥60 years old, with systolic CBP of 160 to 219 mm Hg and diastolic CBP of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1139-1144
Number of pages6
JournalCirculation
Volume102
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Sep 5 2000

Keywords

  • Aging
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Hypertension, white coat
  • Hypertrophy, left ventricular
  • Prognosis
  • Trials

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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