Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular outcomes in elderly hypertensive patients treated with either ARB or ACEI

@inproceedings{Ma2012CardiovascularAC,
  title={Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular outcomes in elderly hypertensive patients treated with either ARB or ACEI},
  author={Cong Ma and Jian Cao and Xue-chun Lu and Xin-hong Guo and Yan Gao and Xian-feng Liu and Li Yan Fan},
  booktitle={Journal of geriatric cardiology : JGC},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Although angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) are equally important in the treatment of hypertension, there is less evidence whether they have equal cardiovascular and cerebrovascular protective effects, especially in elder hypertensive patients. This study aims to clarify this unresolved issue. METHODS This cross-sectional study included clinical data on 933 aged male patients with hypertension who received either an ARB or ACEI… CONTINUE READING