The Journal of Bucharest College of Physicians and the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences

Welcome to ModernMedicine
Sunday, November 18 2018 @ 04:49 EET

Blood Pressure Control and Quality of Life in Hypertensive Patients Treated with Amlodipine/Valsartan Fixed Dose Combination...

2016-02

Blood Pressure Control and Quality of Life in Hypertensive Patients Treated with Amlodipine/Valsartan Fixed Dose Combination - IMPROVE Study Results

Oana Tautu, Irina Antohi, Viorica Pantelimonescu, Violeta Macovei, Elena Cristina Popescu, A. Stoica, Daniela Selaru, Diana Matura, Daniela Pantilie, Maria Dorobantu

High blood pressure is the world’s most common cause of death, estimated to affect at 4 out of 10 Romanian adults [1-3]. Despite the availability of a wide range of antihyper-tensive drugs, about 70% of treatment hypertensive pa-tients fail to achieve the blood pressure target of less than 140/90 mmHg recommended by the current guidelines [4,5]. In Romania, less than one quarter of treated hypertensive adults have a controlled blood pressure (less than 140/90 mmHg) [1-3,6,7]. [...]

View full article

Story Options