Blood pressure categories and long-term risk of cardiovascular disease according to age group in Japanese men and women
Hypertension Research, 07/17/2012
Fujiyoshi A et al. – Authors found an overall graded increase in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk with higher blood pressure (BP) category in the very elderly. The PAFs suggest that keeping BP levels low is an important strategy for primary CVD prevention, even in an elderly population.