STOP-Hypertension

STOP-Hypertension

Cardiology A trial–Swedish Trial in Old Patients with Hypertension evaluating M&M on hypertensives age 70-84 receiving antihypertensives. See Antihypertensive, Calcium channel blocker, Hypertension.
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Morbidity and mortality in the Swedish Trial in Old Patients with Hypertension (STOP-Hypertension).
The Swedish trial in old patients with hypertension (STOP-Hypertension) |8~, investigating the benefit of intervention with hydrochlorothiazide (plus beta-blocker if necessary) versus placebo in 70-84-year-old subjects with diastolic hypertension, demonstrated impressive reductions in stroke (43% incidence, 73% fatal) and fatal MI (50%), together with a hitherto unrivalled reduction in overall mortality of 43% over a 5-year period.