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Systolic blood pressure predicts heart failure best

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 05 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:g

Question What measure of blood pressure is most indicative of subsequent development of heart failure in hypertensive patients?

Synopsis Hypertension is the most common risk factor of congestive heart failure. But which blood pressure measurement is the best prognostic indicator? This report is from the ongoing Framingham heart study, a …

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