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Six-month outcomes of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in hypertensive patients: results from the ROSETTA registry. Routine Versus Selective Exercise Treadmill Testing After Angioplasty.

Authors
  • Tsang, Janius
  • Sheppard, Richard
  • Mak, Koon Hou
  • Brown, David
  • Huynh, Thao
  • Schechter, David
  • Eisenberg, Mark J
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Heart Journal
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2002
Volume
143
Issue
1
Pages
124–129
Identifiers
PMID: 11773922
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

During the 6-month period after a successful PTCA, patients with hypertension have significantly higher adverse event rates than do those without hypertension. Several clinical variables may help identify which hypertensive patients are at higher risk for clinical events.

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