Swedish Trial in Old Patients with Hypertension "STOP-Hypertension"

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Trial Description

To compare the effects of active antihypertensive therapy to those of placebo on the frequency of fatal and non-fatal stroke and myocardial infarction and other cardiovascular death in hypertensive Swedish men and women aged 70-84 years.

Interventions

  • Antihypertensives Drug
    Intervention Desc: This category includes all BP lowering drugs in stroke prevention trials

Trial Design

Prospective, randomized, double-blind trial of 1627 patients at 116 centers.

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Frequency of fatal and non-fatal stroke and myocardial infarction and other cardiovascular death.