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Blood pressure treatment could cut risk of strokes and heart attacks

results of the ASCOT trial will be made available when all data up to and including the last individual patient visit have been collected and analysed. Investigators and patients will be informed of the final results of ASCOT when these data become available. The results will be published in the scientific press.

Of over 19,000 patients randomised to the two different blood pressure strategies, approximately 10,000 patients were also randomised to treatment with either atorvastatin or placebo in the ASCOT Lipid Lowering Arm (ASCOT-LLA). The ASCOT-LLA was stopped prematurely in October 2002, as a result of substantial benefits associated with statin use in the prevention of heart attacks and strokes.


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Contact: Tony Stephenson
at.stephenson@imperial.ac.uk
44-20-759-46712
Imperial College London
8-Mar-2005


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