Cardiology pp 239-240 | Cite as

Antihypertensive Therapy in Patients Above Age 60: A report of the European Working Party on High Blood Pressure in the Elderly (EWPHE)

  • A. Amery
  • W. Birkenhäger
  • M. Bogaert
  • P. Brixko
  • C. Bulpitt
  • D. Clement
  • P. de Leeuw
  • J. F. De Plaen
  • M. Deruyttere
  • A. De Schaepdryver
  • R. Fagard
  • F. Forette
  • J. Forte
  • R. Hamdy
  • J. Hellemans
  • J. F. Henry
  • A. Koistinen
  • G. Leonetti
  • P. Lewis
  • P. Lund-Johansen
  • J. P. R. MacFarlane
  • K. Meurer
  • P. Miguel
  • J. Morris
  • A. Mutsers
  • A. Nissinen
  • E. O’Brien
  • K. O’Malley
  • P. Omvik
  • J. C. Petrie
  • L. Terzoli
  • J. Tuomilehto
  • B. Williams
  • P. Willemse

Abstract

Seven hundred and ninety two hypertensive patients above the age of 60 have entered the double blind multicenter trial of the European Working Party on High blood pressure in the Elderly (EWPHE). Half were treated with one capsule daily containing 25 mg

Keywords

Serum Creatinine Hypertensive Patient Active Treatment Blood Pressure Control Serum Uric Acid 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Amery
    • 1
  • W. Birkenhäger
    • 2
  • M. Bogaert
    • 3
  • P. Brixko
    • 4
  • C. Bulpitt
    • 5
  • D. Clement
    • 3
  • P. de Leeuw
    • 2
  • J. F. De Plaen
    • 6
  • M. Deruyttere
    • 7
  • A. De Schaepdryver
    • 3
  • R. Fagard
    • 1
  • F. Forette
    • 8
  • J. Forte
    • 9
  • R. Hamdy
    • 10
  • J. Hellemans
    • 1
  • J. F. Henry
    • 8
  • A. Koistinen
    • 11
  • G. Leonetti
    • 12
  • P. Lewis
    • 5
  • P. Lund-Johansen
    • 13
  • J. P. R. MacFarlane
    • 14
  • K. Meurer
    • 15
  • P. Miguel
    • 9
  • J. Morris
    • 16
  • A. Mutsers
    • 4
  • A. Nissinen
    • 11
  • E. O’Brien
    • 17
  • K. O’Malley
    • 17
  • P. Omvik
    • 13
  • J. C. Petrie
    • 18
  • L. Terzoli
    • 12
  • J. Tuomilehto
    • 11
  • B. Williams
    • 14
  • P. Willemse
    • 2
  1. 1.University Hospital St. RaphaelLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.ZuiderziekenhuisRotterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.University HospitalGentBelgium
  4. 4.Geriatric Hospital Le ValdorLiègeBelgium
  5. 5.Hammersmith HospitalLondonUK
  6. 6.University Hospital St. LucBrusselsBelgium
  7. 7.Medisch Centrum voor HuisartsenLeuvenBelgium
  8. 8.Hôpital Charles FoixIvryFrance
  9. 9.University Hospital Santa MariaLisboaPortugal
  10. 10.St. John’s HospitalLondonUK
  11. 11.North Karelia ProjectKuopioFinland
  12. 12.Istituto di Ricerche CardiovascolariMilanoItaly
  13. 13.University Hospital HaukelandBergenNorway
  14. 14.Victoria Geriatric UnitGlasgowScotland
  15. 15.University Hospital KölnWest Germany
  16. 16.St. Charles HospitalLondonUK
  17. 17.Royal College of SurgeonsDublinIreland
  18. 18.Aberdeen Royal InfirmaryAberdeenScotland

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