[Target values in hypertension treatment. Will they apply in older patients with hypertension, diabetics and in patients with IHD?].


The incidence of isolated systolic hypertension increases with age since 50 years. Systolic pressure appears to have higher prognostic importance than diastolic pressure in patients older than 50 years. Treatment of isolated systolic hypertension importantly decreases cerebrovascular events, coronary events as well as overall mortality. Studies providing… (More)


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