Preventing stroke with ramipril—authors' reply

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7379.52 (Published 04 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:52
  1. Salim Yusuf, director (yusufs@mcmaster.ca),
  2. Jackie Bosch, assistant clinical professor,
  3. Peter Sleight, professor emeritus of cardiovascular medicine
  1. Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8L 2X2
  2. John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 9DU

    EDITOR—Our publication of the effects of ramipril on stroke should be taken in the context of the main publication that described the effects on a number of major clinical outcomes and provides the necessary information to calculate the number needed to treat. 1 2 When one considers all major vascular events prevented, the …

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