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BACKGROUND Systolic blood pressure (SBP) and pulse pressure (PP) are accurate predictors of cardiovascular events in the elderly population. In these patients, isolated systolic hypertension (ISH) is an important risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. STUDY DESIGN A multicentre, observational, prospective study, evaluated the effects of(More)
BACKGROUND Pulse pressure is an important cardiovascular risk factor, particularly in the elderly and in patients with isolated systolic hypertension. The differential impact of antihypertensive agents on pulse pressure is not known. OBJECTIVE To assess the antihypertensive effect of treatment with the angiotensin II receptor blocker eprosartan on pulse(More)
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