Prognostic value of blood pressure in patients with high vascular risk in the Ongoing Telmisartan Alone and in combination with Ramipril Global Endpoint Trial study
Sleight, Peter × Redon, Josep Verdecchia, Paolo Mancia, Giuseppe Gao, Peggy Fagard, Robert Schumacher, Helmut Weber, Michael Boehm, Michael Williams, Bryan Pogue, Janice Koon, Teo Yusuf, Salim #
Gower Medical Pub.
Journal of Hypertension vol:27 issue:7 pages:1360-1369
Background Hypertension guidelines advise aggressive blood pressure (BP) lowering in patients with diabetes or high cardiovascular risk, but supporting evidence is limited. We analysed the impact of BP on cardiovascular events in well treated high-risk patients enrolled in a large clinical trial (Ongoing Telmisartan Alone and in combination with Ramipril Global Endpoint Trial).