Blood Lipids and Antihypertensive Drugs: The Oslo Study
Epidemiologic studies have repeatedly shown a positive correlation between blood pressure and both coronary and cerebral mortality. Moreover, there is also a positive correlation between serum cholesterol and blood pressure. Nevertheless, randomised, controlled drug treatment hypertension trials have failed to achieve a favorable reduction of the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD), in contrast to cerebral artery disease which has been significantly reduced by drug treatment.
KeywordsCoronary Heart Disease Uric Acid Serum Cholesterol Antihypertensive Drug Blood Lipid
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