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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2013, Article ID 165789, 8 pages
Clinical Study

Effect of Antihypertensive Therapy on SCORE-Estimated Total Cardiovascular Risk: Results from an Open-Label, Multinational Investigation—The POWER Survey

1Department of Public Health, Ghent University Hospital, DePintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
2Department of Family Medicine and Cardiology, Lawson Health Research Institute, 801 Commissioners Road East, University of Western Ontario, ON, Canada N6C 5J1
3Preventive Cardiology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia 1431, Bulgaria
4Rashid Hospital, P.O. Box 4545, Oud Metha Road, Dubai, UAE
5Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Gdañsk, M. Skłodowskiej-Curie 3a Street, 80-210 Gdañsk, Poland
6Clinical Pharmacology Service, INSERM Unit 1048, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital Toulouse, 1073 Toulouse, France

Received 19 March 2013; Revised 21 May 2013; Accepted 4 June 2013

Academic Editor: Kazuomi Kario

Copyright © 2013 Guy De Backer et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Citations to this Article [2 citations]

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  • Robert J Petrella, Guy Tremblay, Guy De Backer, and Dawn P Gill, “Effect of eprosartan-based antihypertensive therapy on coronary heart disease risk assessed by Framingham methodology in Canadian patients: results of the POWER survey.,” Vascular health and risk management, vol. 10, pp. 63–74, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Assen Goudev, “New insights into the management of hypertension and cardiovascular risk with angiotensin receptor blockers: Observational studies help us?,” Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 35–42, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar