Effects of blood pressure lowering on outcome incidence in hypertension: 7. Effects of more vs. less intensive blood pressure lowering and different achieved blood pressure levels - updated overview and meta-analyses of randomized trials.

@article{Thomopoulos2016EffectsOB,
  title={Effects of blood pressure lowering on outcome incidence in hypertension: 7. Effects of more vs. less intensive blood pressure lowering and different achieved blood pressure levels - updated overview and meta-analyses of randomized trials.},
  author={Costas Thomopoulos and Gianfranco Parati and Alberto Zanchetti},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={613-22}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Previous meta-analyses of our group have investigated the cardiovascular effects of more vs. less intense blood pressure (BP) treatment and the BP levels to be achieved by treatment. A few additional trials have been completed recently, particularly the large SPRINT study. Updating of the previous meta-analyses has been done with… CONTINUE READING