ANBP2


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ANBP2Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study
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Tambien apunta que, si bien los diureticos tipo tiazidas fueron recomendados por el JNC 7 para iniciar el tratamiento en la mayoria de los pacientes con HTA, datos posteriores procedentes de los estudios LIFE (Losartan Intervention For Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension Study), ASCOT (Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial), ANBP2 (Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study) y ACCOMPLISH (Avoiding Cardiovascular Events Through Combination Therapy In Patients Living With Systolic Hypertension), indican la necesidad de un enfoque mas flexible.
ANBP2 randomized hypertensive patients to initial treatment with an ACE inhibitor (n = 3044) or a diuretic (n = 3039).
Thus ANBP2 actually confirms the results from ALLHAT by showing that ACE inhibitors and diuretics are equivalent in reducing cardiovascular events in hypertension.