hypertension, essential
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 2018 Apr 19;378(16):1509-1520 Cohorts
IN hypertension, essential The Use of
24-hour ambulatory blood pressure measure
As Prognostic Item
Is better Than
blood pressure measured in the clinic
To predict at 5 years all-cause and cardiovascular mortality (HR 1.6 if HTA at 24-hour measure VS HR 1.02 if HTA at clinic measure)
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Jul;7:CD010315 Systematic Review, Cochrane Review
IN hypertension, essential The Use of
a more intensive blood-pressure control: target SBP < 135 mmHg
As Treatment, Chronic
Is equal Than
standard blood pressure targets 140 to 160 mmHg
To at 3.6 years there was no difference in total or cardiovascular mortality, nor in serious adverse events