Is the SPRINT Blood Pressure Treatment Target of 120/80 mm Hg Relevant for Children?


The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), conducted on older adults with markedly elevated risk for cardiovascular events, demonstrated significant outcome benefit with treatment of blood pressure (BP) to a goal of ≤120/80 mm Hg. Results of the SPRINT trial would not seem generalizable to children and adolescents because the SPRINT focus was… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.06934


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