ASCOT. ASCOT STUDY. ASCOT. INTRODUCTION AND AIMS EXISTING KNOWLEDGE BACKGROUND OF ASCOT STUDY DESIGN (TWO ARMS (BPLA,LLA) METHODOLOGY TREATMENT REGIMES USED IN ASCOT RESULTS (BPLA published in 4/9/05) CHANGE IN GUIDELINES ?? HOW DOES IT AFFECT GP’S ??.
Results were published in the European Scoiety of cardiology in September 4th 2005.
Combination of effective modern antihypertensives along with lipid lowering drugs can reduce the incidence of strokes CHD, cardiovascular deaths and prevent the onset of diabetes.INTRODUCTION
Total of 10,297 of the patients enrolled in the ASCOT were eligible for the lipid lowering arm of the study.RESULTS (LLA)