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Protocol for prospective collaborative overviews of major randomized trials of blood-pressure-lowering treatments. World Health Organization-International Society of Hypertension Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment Trialists' Collaboration.

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OBJECTIVE: To conduct prospectively planned overviews (meta-analyses) of the ongoing randomized trials of blood-pressure-lowering drugs. These overviews should provide reliable data about the effects of newer classes of blood-pressure-lowering drugs (such as angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and calcium antagonists) on major causes of cardiovascular mortality and morbidity for a variety of patient groups. METHODS: A registry of major ongoing or planned randomized trials (with more than...

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Journal:
Journal of hypertension
Volume:
16
Issue:
2
Pages:
127-137
Publication date:
1998-02-01
EISSN:
1473-5598
ISSN:
0263-6352
Source identifiers:
92450
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:92450
UUID:
uuid:6b261555-8186-4a9c-b3b0-b73dd42784d8
Local pid:
pubs:92450
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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