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Savill P. Cardiovascular risk increased in patients with resistant hypertension. Practitioner 2012; 256 (1751): 7-14

Cardiovascular risk increased in patients with resistant hypertension

23 May 2012Registered users

Patients with resistant hypertension are 50% more likely to suffer cardiovascular events than patients whose hypertension is not resistant to treatment, a recent study published in Circulation has found. The retrospective cohort study from the United States included 205,750 patients started on treatment for hypertension between 2002 and 2006.

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