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Blood pressure-dependent and independent effects of agents that inhibit the renin-angiotensin system.

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OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the blood pressure-dependent and independent effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) on major cardiovascular events. METHODS: Using data from 26 large-scale trials comparing an ACEI or an ARB with placebo or another drug class, meta-regression analyses were conducted in which treatment-specific relative risks for major cause-specific outcomes [stroke, major coronary heart disease (CHD) events and heart failure]...

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Turnbull, F More by this author
Pfeffer, M More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of hypertension
Volume:
25
Issue:
5
Pages:
951-958
Publication date:
2007-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5598
ISSN:
0263-6352
URN:
uuid:c12df629-d103-4dea-8134-f7744e6d9fa6
Source identifiers:
49609
Local pid:
pubs:49609

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