Prognosis of Adequately Treated Hypertensive Patients

Moser, Marvin
February 1978
Angiology;Feb1978, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p154
Academic Journal
Adequate antihypertensive therapy will lower blood pressure to normotensive or near normotensive levels in 80-85% of patients. Long-term treatment results in a marked decrease in strokes and stroke recurrence, heart failure, renal failure, and progression to accelerated hypertension. The effects of long-term therapy on the occurrence of coronary artery disease are unclear.


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