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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

The management of strict blood pressure was similar to non-strict group in terms of major clinical outcomes

JATOS (Japanese) [6] VALISH (Japanese) [7]
Year 2008 2010
Participants 4,418 3,260
Age 73.6 (65-85) 76.1 (70-84)
BP criteria SBP≥160 mmHg SBP≥160-199 mmHg
Study design Strict (SBP<140 mmHg)
Mild (SBP 140-159 mmHg)
Strict (SBP<140 mmHg)
Moderate (SBP 140-149 mmHg)
Primary outcomes Composite of CV diseases and renal failure Composite of CV events
Follow-up 24 months 42 months
Major findings No significant difference No significant difference

JATOS, Japanese trial to assess optimal systolic blood pressure in elderly hypertensive patients; VALISH, Valsartan in elderly isolated systolic hypertension study; BP, blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure; CV, cardiovascular.

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