SPRINT Blood Pressure: Sprinting Back to Smirk's Basal Blood Pressure?

@article{Parati2017SPRINTBP,
  title={SPRINT Blood Pressure: Sprinting Back to Smirk's Basal Blood Pressure?},
  author={Gianfranco Parati and Juan Eugenio Ochoa and Grzegorz Bilo and Alberto Zanchetti},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2017},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={15-19}
}
Epidemiological data indicating that the linear relationship between blood pressure (BP) and cardiovascular outcomes continues even below the traditional thresholds defining hypertension have led to the hypothesis that in high-risk patients, in whom small relative risk reductions translate into large absolute benefits, achieving BP values below lower thresholds might be clinically useful. The results of the few intervention studies specifically designed to provide an answer to the long debated… CONTINUE READING
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