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The Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment Trialists’ Collaboration: methodological clarifications of recent reports

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Epidemiological evidence has consistently shown that people with higher systolic or diastolic blood pressure are at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases. However, there has been limited randomized evidence to determine the role of blood pressure level at treatment initiation in the reduction of cardiovascular diseases risk. The extent to which other characteristics of individuals, such as prior disease history, age or sex, should be taken into account has also been controversial. Furthermo...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1097/HJH.0000000000003107

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
EV THE GEORGE INSTITUTE OXFORD; HE WOMEN’S & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH; HE WOMEN'S & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
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ORCID:
0000-0003-4493-9901
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's & Reproductive Health
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4807-4610
Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Journal:
Journal of Hypertension More from this journal
Volume:
40
Issue:
5
Pages:
847-852
Publication date:
2022-02-25
Acceptance date:
2022-01-25
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EISSN:
1473-5598
ISSN:
0263-6352
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1242505
Local pid:
pubs:1242505
Deposit date:
2022-03-07

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