Extent of Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Associated with Treatment of Isolated Systolic Hypertension

  • Sutton-Tyrrell K
  • Wildman R
  • Newman A
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Abstract

The Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program (SHEP) demonstrated the benefit of treating isolated systolic hypertension (ISH) in older adults. However, nearly 20% of older adults remain at high risk of heart disease and stroke from untreated ISH.

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Authors

  • Kim Sutton-Tyrrell

  • Rachel Wildman

  • Anne Newman

  • Lewis H. Kuller

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