Title: Cardiovascular protection and blood pressure reduction: a meta-analysis
Authors: Staessen, Jan ×
Wang, YG
Thijs, Lutgarde #
Issue Date: Oct-2001
Publisher: Lancet ltd
Series Title: Lancet vol:358 issue:9290 pages:1305-1315
Abstract: Background Whether antihypertensive drugs offer cardiovascular protection beyond blood pressure lowering has not been established. We aimed to investigate whether pharmacological properties of anti hypertensive drugs or reduction of systolic pressure accounted for cardiovascular outcome in hypertensive or high-risk patients.
ISSN: 0140-6736
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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