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Blood pressure lowering for prevention of cardiovascular disease and death: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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The benefits of blood pressure lowering treatment for prevention of cardiovascular disease are well established. However, the extent to which these effects differ by baseline blood pressure, presence of comorbidities, or drug class is less clear. We therefore performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to clarify these differences.For this systematic review and meta-analysis, we searched MEDLINE for large-scale blood pressure lowering trials, published between Jan 1, 1966, and July 7, 201...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
387
Issue:
10022
Pages:
957-967
Publication date:
2015-12-23
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Source identifiers:
586376
Language:
English
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2016-04-25

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