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Vascular risk factors and cognitive function among 3763 participants in the Hypertension in the Very Elderly Trial (HYVET): a cross-sectional analysis.

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BACKGROUND: It is well known that the global population is aging and that those over the age of 80 are the fastest growing part of this expansion. Also known is that prevalence of hypertension and cognitive decline both increase with increasing age. METHOD: The Hypertension in the Very Elderly Trial (HYVET) was a double blind placebo-controlled trial of antihypertensive treatment (indapamide SR 1.5 mg +/- perindopril 2-4 mg) and recruited only those hypertensives who were aged 80 or over and ...

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10.1017/s1041610208008302

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Beckett, N More by this author
Forette, F More by this author
Tuomilehto, J More by this author
Ritchie, C More by this author
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Journal:
International psychogeriatrics / IPA
Volume:
21
Issue:
2
Pages:
359-368
Publication date:
2009-04-05
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EISSN:
1741-203X
ISSN:
1041-6102
URN:
uuid:55df55be-10eb-40e7-a06c-4b2d61b05e21
Source identifiers:
49352
Local pid:
pubs:49352

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