Long-term blood pressure control in older Chinese patients with isolated systolic hypertension: a progress report on the Syst-China trial.

@article{Wang1996LongtermBP,
  title={Long-term blood pressure control in older Chinese patients with isolated systolic hypertension: a progress report on the Syst-China trial.},
  author={Jiazhuo G. Wang and Guozhang Liu and Xiao-yun Wang and Shu-Hua Zhang and Ming Guang Sun and Xiao-ren Pan and Mingyuan Jian and Lan-sheng Gong and Lutgarde Thijs and Jan A Staessen and Robert H. Fagard and Li-sheng Liu},
  journal={Journal of human hypertension},
  year={1996},
  volume={10 11},
  pages={
          735-42
        }
}
This report on the ongoing double-blind placebo-controlled Syst-China trial investigated whether antihypertensive drug treatment based mainly on a calcium entry blocker and a converting enzyme inhibitor, would be suitable for maintaining long-term blood pressure (BP) control in older Chinese patients (average age: 67 years) with isolated systolic hypertension (systolic pressure 160-219 mm Hg and diastolic pressure < 95 mm Hg). Active treatment consisted of nitrendipine (10- 40 mg/day) with the… CONTINUE READING

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