Isolated systolic hypertension

There are three main reasons why isolated systolic hypertension has become increasingly important over the past few years We are seeing more and more elderly patients, and isolated systolic hypertension is the most common form of high BP in the geriatric population. Systolic BP has finally been recognized as the most powerful predictor of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and, therefore, treatment of systolic BP has become more important than that of diastolic BP. The treatment goals of...