Diuretics were superior to calcium-channel blockers and short-term ACE inhibitors for reducing heart failure in hypertension

Rudd, Peter
January 2007
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 146 Issue 1, p16
Academic Journal
The article discusses a research study regarding the effectiveness of diuretics in reducing the risk for heart failure in patients with hypertension. The study was conducted by researcher B.R. Davis, and published in the journal "Circulation." The effects of chlorthalidone, amlodipine and lisinopril on patients with hypertension are discussed. The patients treated with lisinopril or amlodipine had high risk for hospitalization and fatal heart failure.


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