Effect of aldosterone antagonists on blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension: a meta-analysis

@article{Liu2015EffectOA,
  title={Effect of aldosterone antagonists on blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension: a meta-analysis},
  author={Guangyi Liu and X-x Zheng and Yiliu Xu and Jian-xin Lu and R M Hui and X Huang},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2015},
  volume={29},
  pages={159-166}
}
There is currently limited data on which drug should be used to improve blood pressure (BP) control in patients with resistant hypertension (RH). We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies evaluating the anti-hypertensive benefit of aldosterone antagonists (AA) as an add-on therapy in patients with RH. A systematic literature search for eligible studies was conducted until June 2014, using literature databases and hand search. Studies were stratified according to… CONTINUE READING
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