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April 23/30, 2003

Long-term Cardiovascular Consequences of Diuretics vs Calcium Channel Blockers vs Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

JAMA. 2003;289(16):2066. doi:10.1001/jama.289.16.2066-c

To the Editor: We believe that the ALLHAT authors1 inappropriately emphasized their results for heart failure, although it was only 1 component of a secondary composite outcome. This focus on heart failure previously led to early termination of the doxazosin arm from the trial.2