Antihypertensive Drug Use, Blood Pressure Variability, and Incident Stroke Risk in Older Adults: Three-City Cohort Study.

@article{Tully2016AntihypertensiveDU,
  title={Antihypertensive Drug Use, Blood Pressure Variability, and Incident Stroke Risk in Older Adults: Three-City Cohort Study.},
  author={Phillip J. Tully and St{\'e}phanie Debette and Jean-François Dartigues and Catherine Helmer and Sylvaine Art{\'e}ro and Christophe Tzourio},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2016},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={1194-200}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The aim was to determine the association between antihypertensive drug class and incident stroke controlling for long-term blood pressure (BP) variability (BPV) in people aged ≥65 years. METHODS The sample included 5951 participants (median age 74 years, 60% women) taking at least 1 drug for hypertension (3727/5951) or with systolic… CONTINUE READING