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SPRINT MIND Trial (2019): Effect of Intensive vs Standard Blood Pressure Control on Probable Dementia

SPRINT-MIND Trial Summary: Authors of this trial randomized 9,361 adults aged 50 years or older with hypertension but without diabetes or history of stroke to either intensive control (SBP < 120 mmHg) or standard control (SBP < 140 mmHg). The objective was to assess if intensive blood pressure control reduces the occurrence of dementia as..

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SPRINT Trial: Intensive versus Standard Blood Pressure Control

The SPRINT trial study was an important leap towards tighter blood pressure control in patients who had a history of cardiovascular disease and were at high risk of recurrent event but with no history of stroke or diabetes. Guidelines update based on SPRINT trial The 2017 ACC/AHA update on hypertension recommended: For patients with Stable coronary artery..

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