Thromboatherosclerotic complications in hypertensives: results of the Stockholm Metoprolol (secondary prevention) Trial.

@article{Olsson1988ThromboatheroscleroticCI,
  title={Thromboatherosclerotic complications in hypertensives: results of the Stockholm Metoprolol (secondary prevention) Trial.},
  author={Gunnar L. Olsson},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={1988},
  volume={116 1 Pt 2},
  pages={334-8}
}
The outcome of postinfarction patients with a history of hypertension who participated in a randomized, double-blind, secondary prevention study with metoprolol or placebo treatment for 3 years has been evaluated. There were 41 patients in the placebo group and 35 patients in the metoprolol group. Elevated blood pressure was treated primarily by the addition of thiazide diuretics. Blood pressures were nearly identical in the two treatment groups. During the 3 years, 11 patients died in the… CONTINUE READING