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.
- Antihypertensives Drug
Intervention Desc: This category includes all BP lowering drugs in stroke prevention trials
Prospective, randomized, double-blind trial of 1627 patients at 116 centers.
|Type||Measure||Time Frame||Safety Issue|
|Primary||Frequency of fatal and non-fatal stroke and myocardial infarction and other cardiovascular death.|