Feasibility of treating prehypertension with an angiotensin-receptor blocker by Julius Stevo, Nesbitt Shawna D, Egan Brent M, Weber Michael A, Michelson Eric L, Kaciroti Niko, Black Henry R, Grimm Richard H, Messerli Franz H, Oparil Suzanne, Schork M Anthony, Trial of Preventing Hypertension (TROPHY) Study Investigators in The New England journal of medicine (2006). PubMed

Abstract

Prehypertension is considered a precursor of stage 1 hypertension and a predictor of excessive cardiovascular risk. We investigated whether pharmacologic treatment of prehypertension prevents or postpones stage 1 hypertension.

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