Relation between blood pressure and vascular events and mortality in patients with manifest vascular disease: J-curve revisited.

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Recent studies have challenged the notion that "lower is better" for blood pressure in relation to vascular events and mortality in patients with vascular disease, whereas practice guidelines currently recommend to lower blood pressure to <130/80 mm Hg. We reassessed this J-curved relationship between blood pressure and cardiovascular events and all-cause… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.179143

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