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CAPPP Capatientopril Prevention Project. A trial comparing the cardiovascular and other effects of captopril to conventional therapy in managing hypertension.
Cardiovascular mortality was slightly reduced with captopril (p = 0.092, and thus not statistically significant); rates of MI were similar; the incidence of stroke was higher with captopril (RR 1.25; p = 0.044—i.e., barely significant).
CAPPP Cardiology A randomized, open label, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial designed to compare the effectiveness of conventional therapy vs captopril on cardiovascular M&M in Pts with HTN. See Antihypertensive, Captopril, Hypertension.
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Effect of ACE inhibition compared with conventional therapy on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertension: The Captopril Prevention Project (CAPPP
(27.) Niskanen L, Hedner T, Hansson L, Lanke J, Niklason A; CAPPP
[2.] Hansson L, Lindholm LH, Niskanen L, et al, for the Captopril Prevention Project (CAPPP
) study group.