Systolic blood pressure target in systemic arterial hypertension: Is lower ever better? Results from a community-based Caucasian cohort

Published: 8 September 2017
Author(s): Concetta Di Nora, Giovanni Cioffi, Annamaria Iorio, Luigi Rivetti, Stefano Poli, Elena Zambon, Giulia Barbati, Gianfranco Sinagra, Andrea Di Lenarda
Section: Original Article

Extensive evidence exists about the prognostic role of systolic blood pressure (SBP) reduction ≤140mmHg. Recently, the SPRINT trial successfully tested the strategy of lowering SBP