Arterial hypertension and mortality in the elderly.

  title={Arterial hypertension and mortality in the elderly.},
  author={Edoardo Casiglia and Alberto Mazza and Val{\'e}rie Tikhonoff and Roberta Scarpa and Francesco Guglielmi and Achille Cesare Pessina},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  volume={15 11},
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate at a population level whether hypertension is a risk factor for cardiovascular mortality and to verify whether or not this is true for both genders at any age. METHODS This population-based, long-lasting, prospective study includes a 14-year mortality (institutional epidemiology in primary care). Unselected… CONTINUE READING