2008 - Antihypertensive therapy with indapamide and perindopril reduced mortality in patients greater than or equal to 80 years

Hung, William W.; Leipzig, Rosanne M.
August 2008
ACP Journal Club;8/19/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 2, p8
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study regarding the effectiveness of antihypertensive therapy in patients, over the age of 80, with persistent hypertension and presents the author's views on it. It describes the procedure of the study, which concluded that antihypertensive therapy reduces mortality in patients of hypertension over 80 years of age. The author comments that the study did not address the impact of antihypertensive therapy in treating older persons with multiple comorbid conditions.


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