Effects of sibutramine on the treatment of obesity in patients with arterial hypertension.


OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of weight reduction with 10mg of sibutramine or placebo on blood pressure during 24 hours (ambulatory blood pressure monitoring), on left ventricular mass, and on antihypertensive therapy in 86 obese and hypertensive patients for 6 months. METHODS The patients underwent echocardiography, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring… (More)


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