n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Comments by a South African cardiologist at the meeting

Volume 15, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1680-0745



Extracted from text ... Comments by a South African cardiologist at the meeting Q: Why is the VALUE study important? Dr Moodley: I think that this study has taught us some very valuable lessons; first and foremost, that it is important to control blood pressure early on, and to control it well. If you do not, you will get cardiovascular events. That has been amply demonstrated in VALUE. Secondly, in valsartan we have a very user-friendly drug that has been tested in a group of very high-risk patients and it fares well against tried and tested agents. It is reassuring to know that when ..

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