International Journal of Cardiovascular ResearchISSN: 2324-8602

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Commentary, Int J Cardiovasc Res Vol: 3 Issue: 1

Specificity of the Cardiocerebral-Event Reductions in the Kyoto Heart and Jikei Heart Study

Hisato TakagiM* and Takuya Umemoto
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Shizuoka Medical Center, Shizuoka, Japan
Corresponding author : Hisato Takagi
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Shizuoka Medical Center, 762-1 Nagasawa, Shimizu-cho, Sunto-gun, Shizuoka 411-8611, Japan
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Received: December 26, 2013 Accepted: February 20, 2014 Published: February 28, 2014
Citation: Takagi H, Umemoto T (2014) Specificity of the Cardiocerebral-Event Reductions in the Kyoto Heart and Jikei Heart Study. Int J Cardiovasc Res 3:1. doi:10.4172/2324-8602.1000156

Abstract

Specificity of the Cardiocerebral-Event Reductions in the Kyoto Heart and Jikei Heart Study

The Kyoto Heart Study was a prospective randomized open blinded end-point (PROBE)-design trial, in which 3031 Japanese patients (mean, 66 years) with uncontrolled hypertension were randomized to either valsartan add-on or non-angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) treatment.

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