SPRINT Results Confirm Lower is Best BP Strategy

ACC Conference Reporter

AHA 2015 | ORLANDO, FL — Lowering systolic blood pressure to a goal of 120 mm Hg in patients at high risk of cardiovascular events reduced the risk of heart attack, stroke, or death by 25% in the randomized SPRINT trial compared with the conventional target of 140 mm Hg, a robust benefit that many believe provides a convincing "lower is better" argument. Read More >>>

Keywords: AHA Annual Scientific Sessions

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