ESC 2020: BP Lowering For Prevention Of CV Events

Published: 12 Oct 2020

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Prof Kazem Rahimi (University of Oxford, Oxford, UK) discusses how blood pressure medication can prevent heart attacks and strokes – even in people with normal blood pressure.



1. What is the rationale for this study

2. What was the design of the study?

3. What was the inclusion criteria?

4. What were the results?

5. What conclusions can be made?

6. How should these findings impact clinical practice?

7. What are the next steps?


Recorded remotely from Oxford, UK.


Interviewer: Victoria Perroud

Recording Editor: Mike Knight