Effect of long-acting nifedipine on mortality and cardiovascular morbidity in patients with symptomatic stable angina and hypertension: the ACTION trial.

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OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of nifedipine GITS on clinical outcome in patients with concurrent stable angina and hypertension. METHODS Data from the double-blind placebo-controlled ACTION trial was stratified for hypertension (blood pressure > or = 140/90 mmHg), at baseline. RESULTS A total of 52% of 7665 ACTION patients were hypertensive. Some 80… (More)

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