A health-economic comparison of diet and drug treatment in obese men with mild hypertension.

@article{Johannesson1992AHC,
  title={A health-economic comparison of diet and drug treatment in obese men with mild hypertension.},
  author={Magnus Johannesson and Bj{\"o}rn Fagerberg},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={1992},
  volume={10 9},
  pages={1063-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare dietary and antihypertensive drug treatment in obese men with mild hypertension in economic terms. DESIGN A 6-week run-in period followed by randomization to either diet or drug treatment, lasting for 1 year. Blood pressure was measured blindly and serum lipid concentrations assessed at run-in and after 1 year. A computer-based model was used in five cost-effectiveness simulations with different assumptions as to the effect upon coronary heart disease risk from the… CONTINUE READING