The risk of myocardial infarction associated with antihypertensive drug therapies.

  title={The risk of myocardial infarction associated with antihypertensive drug therapies.},
  author={Bruce M. Psaty and Susan R. Heckbert and Thomas D. Koepsell and David S Siscovick and Trivellore E. Raghunathan and Noel S Weiss and Frits R Rosendaal and Rozenn N Lemaitre and Nicholas L. Smith and Patricia W. Wahl},
  volume={274 8},
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between first myocardial infarction and the use of antihypertensive agents. DESIGN AND SETTING We conducted a population-based case-control study among enrollees of the Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound (GHC). PATIENTS AND METHODS Cases were hypertensive patients who sustained a first fatal or nonfatal myocardial infarction from 1986 through 1993 among women and from 1989 through 1993 among men. Controls were a stratified random sample of… CONTINUE READING


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