The Hypertension in the Very Elderly Trial (HYVET)

Active, not recruiting

Phase 4 Results

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to assess the benefits and risks of treating very elderly (those aged 80 or older) individuals with hypertension.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 20 August 2007.

1 Nov 2000 13 Jul 2005 Unavailable 1 Oct 2008 1 Aug 2007 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Nigel S Beckett, MB ChB, MRCP Phone: +44(0)208 383 3959 Ruth Peters, BSc MSc Phone: +44(0)208 383 3959 Email: