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MULTICENTER STUDY
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

A SPRINT to the finish, or just the beginning? Implications of the SPRINT results for nephrologists

Michael V Rocco, Alfred K Cheung
Kidney International 2016, 89 (2): 261-3
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The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) demonstrated a significant reduction in major cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality with intensive blood pressure control in older individuals at high cardiovascular risk, including patients with chronic kidney disease and mild proteinuria. Nephrologists should consider the SPRINT results when determining the optimal blood pressure target for patients with chronic kidney disease.

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