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Perindopril-based blood pressure-lowering therapy reduces amino-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide in individuals with cerebrovascular disease.

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OBJECTIVE: The plasma amino-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) level predicted congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, and ischaemic stroke in participants of the Perindopril Protection Against Recurrent Stroke Study (PROGRESS), a placebo-controlled study of the effects of blood pressure lowering on cardiovascular events among individuals with cerebrovascular disease. Active treatment comprised a flexible regimen based on perindopril, with the addition of indapamide...

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Campbell, DJ More by this author
Woodward, M More by this author
Chalmers, JP More by this author
Colman, SA More by this author
Jenkins, AJ More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of hypertension
Volume:
25
Issue:
3
Pages:
699-705
Publication date:
2007-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5598
ISSN:
0263-6352
URN:
uuid:54164096-95a5-4823-9df0-7a5257bc70f7
Source identifiers:
259055
Local pid:
pubs:259055

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