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Change in High-Sensitive Cardiac Troponin T on Hypertensive Treatment.
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PMID:  22631049     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The aim of this study was to compare the differences in the levels of a highly sensitive cardiac troponin T (Hs-cTnT) between Losartan (LOS) plus hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) and amlodipine. Seventy-eight hypertensive patients were randomized to receive LOS/HCTZ or amlodipine for 8 weeks. Both treatments decreased clinic and 24-hour blood pressure to the same extent. The Hs-cTnT level was significantly reduced in the amlodipine group (P < .05), but such a reduction was not found in the LOS/HCTZ group in the upper half group of Hs-cTnT level at baseline. Amlodipine had a more beneficial effect than LOS/HCTZ in patients with high Hs-cTnT levels.
Satoshi Hoshide; Motoki Fukutomi; Kazuo Eguchi; Tomonori Watanabe; Tomoyuki Kabutoya; Kazuomi Kario
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental hypertension (New York, N.Y. : 1993)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1525-6006     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9305929     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Hypertens     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine , Shimotsuke, Tochigi , Japan.
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