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Episode 295: PREMIUM – Taking a run at the SPRINT trial

In episode 295, Mike and James discuss the latest blood pressure target trial in an impressive PREMIUM way. We also discuss the most recent meta-analysis that looked at all of the studies (except SPRINT) that have evaluated intensive blood pressure lowering. At the end we put the entire process into a perfect perspective that some have called earth shattering; and you can only find out what we think by becoming a PREMIUM member.

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1) The SPRINT trial

N Engl J Med 2015; 373:2103-16

2) Effects of intensive blood pressure lowering on cardiovascular and renal outcomes: updated systematic review and meta-analysis 

November 6, 2015 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S0140-6736(15)00805-3 

 

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