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The purpose of this study is to investigate the epidemiology of resistant hypertension, evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of a standardized drug treatment regimen (including the randomization of two doses of the diuretic used - chlorthalidone), study two interventions in the group of patients that is non-compliant, and study environmental and genetic variables of individuals with resistant hypertension in a family design.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
chlorthalidone, motivational intervention for non-compliant individuals, standardized anti-hypertensive treatment
Geneva University Hospitals
Not yet recruiting
University Hospital, Geneva
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:23-0400
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