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Rationale, design, methods and baseline demography of participants of the Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial. ASCOT investigators.

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OBJECTIVE: To test the primary hypothesis that a newer antihypertensive treatment regimen (calcium channel blocker +/- an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor) is more effective than an older regimen (beta-blocker +/- a diuretic) in the primary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD). To test a second primary hypothesis that a statin compared with placebo will further protect against CHD endpoints in hypertensive subjects with a total cholesterol < or = 6.5 mmol/l. DESIGN: Prospectiv...

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Journal:
Journal of hypertension
Volume:
19
Issue:
6
Pages:
1139-1147
Publication date:
2001-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5598
ISSN:
0263-6352
URN:
uuid:e2856cb9-0eda-4f39-a0b9-770e512bea4e
Source identifiers:
49319
Local pid:
pubs:49319

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