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A review of the SPRINT Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial

The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) was designed to test whether a treatment program aimed at reducing systolic blood pressure (SBP) to a lower goal (120mmHg) than currently recommended (140mmHg) could reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.

Dr. Marc Ferrini from the Council for Cardiology Practice has contributed this review of the Sprint Trial.


An article about the Council for Cardiology Practice (CCP)

Read this CardioPulse article about CCP.

Eur Heart J (2016) 37(19): 1485-1492 DOI:



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