Effect of two different therapeutic approaches on total and cardiovascular mortality in a Cardiovascular Study in the Elderly (CASTEL).

@article{Casiglia1994EffectOT,
  title={Effect of two different therapeutic approaches on total and cardiovascular mortality in a Cardiovascular Study in the Elderly (CASTEL).},
  author={Edoardo Casiglia and Paolo Spolaore and Alessandra Mazza and Giuliana Ginocchio and Giulio Colangeli and Cercina Onesto and G di Menza and Luigi Pegoraro and Giovanni Battista Ambrosio},
  journal={Japanese heart journal},
  year={1994},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={589-600}
}
Although limited numbers of elderly subjects have occasionally been included in population-based studies, only a few studies have been conducted specifically on elderly hypertensives, and practically none at a population level. We studied 655 hypertensive subjects from a cohort of 2,254 elderly subjects. The intervention consisted of the creation of a Hypertension Outpatients' Clinic under our auspices but with complete co-operation from general practitioners, randomizing the identified… CONTINUE READING

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