Effects of blood pressure lowering on outcome incidence in hypertension: 3. Effects in patients at different levels of cardiovascular risk--overview and meta-analyses of randomized trials.

@article{Thomopoulos2014EffectsOB,
  title={Effects of blood pressure lowering on outcome incidence in hypertension: 3. Effects in patients at different levels of cardiovascular risk--overview and meta-analyses of randomized trials.},
  author={Costas Thomopoulos and Gianfranco Parati and Alberto Zanchetti},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 12},
  pages={2305-14}
}
BACKGROUND Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of blood pressure (BP) lowering lend themselves to be meta-analyzed to help providing evidence-based recommendations for hypertension treatment. OBJECTIVES To investigate whether relative or absolute risk reductions increase at increasing levels of baseline cardiovascular risk and whether BP-lowering… CONTINUE READING