Antihypertensive Therapy and its efficacy in outpatient elderly and very elderly subjects

Purpose of the study. The study of the characteristics and effectiveness of antihypertensive therapy (AHT) in patients aged 65 years and older. Material and methods. The study included 356 patients, mean age 74,916,1 years, 80.4% women. The prevalence of arterial hypertension (AH) and the current intake of antihypertensive drugs were evaluated by self-reported patient. Results. The prevalence of hypertension was 88.5%. The predominant variant was isolated systolic hypertension. 51.1% of patients have systolic blood pressure as measured at the reception turned > 140 mm Hg in 34.7% of patients >150 mm Hg AHT received 91.6% of patients with hypertension in 65.6% of cases it was combined. Of the various combinations of bicomponent most patients took angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor in combination with a Adrenoblocker or a diuretic. Conclusions. The study showed the high prevalence of hypertension and the lack of efficacy in patients AHT elderly seeking outpatient care.

Authors
Tkacheva O.N.1 , Ostapenko V.S.1 , Runikhina N.K.1 , Kotovskaya Yu.V. 2
Journal
Publisher
KlinMed Consulting
Number of issue
11
Language
Russian
Pages
50-54
Status
Published
Volume
56
Year
2016
Organizations
  • 1 Pirogov Russian National Medical University Russian Clinical Research Center for Gerontology, Moscow, Russian Federation
  • 2 Peoples Friendship University of Russia (PFUR), Moscow, Russian Federation
Keywords
Arterial hypertension; Combination antihypertensive therapy; Elderly patients
Date of creation
19.10.2018
Date of change
19.10.2018
Short link
https://repository.rudn.ru/en/records/article/record/4241/
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