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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 3-5

Implications of 2017 hypertension guidelines for Indian patients


Department of Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

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Prof. Rajiv Narang
Department of Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jpcs.jpcs_19_18

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The new US blood pressure guideline lowers the definition of high blood pressure to 130/80 mm Hg.The new guideline adopts a key component of the 2013 cholesterol guideline and incorporates overall cardiovascular risk. The AAFP has decided to not endorse the recent hypertension guideline because it gave undue importance to the SPRINT trial and cardiovascular risk which was not validated and would lead to overtreatment. The guidelines are discussed in this article.


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