We spoke to Dr Kazem Rahimi (Oxford University, Oxford, UK) about the Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment Trialists Collaboration (BPLTTC) and their recent study examining blood pressure lowering to prevent cardiovascular events.
- Could you tell us a little about the Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment Trialists Collaboration (BPLTTC) and its objectives? (0.13)
- Could you give us an overview of the aims and design of the Blood Pressure Lowering for Prevention of Cardiovascular Events across Different Levels of Blood Pressure study? (0.53)
- What were the findings of this study? (1.44)
- What factors should be considered when prescribing blood pressure-lowering medication? (2.32)
- What future studies are planned? (3.48)
Speaker disclosures: Dr Kazem Rahimi has received funding from British Heart Foundation, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre and Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford.
Support: Commissioned, edited and funded by Touch Medical Media.
Filmed during a remote video call with Dr Kazem Rahimi, September 2020.
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