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February 21, 1996

Myocardial Infarction Associated With Antihypertensive Drug Therapy-Reply

Author Affiliations

University of Washington Seattle
Bowman Gray School of Medicine Winston-Salem, NC

JAMA. 1996;275(7):516-517. doi:10.1001/jama.1996.03530310021016

In Reply.  —Drs Cooper and Freeman mention the publicity following the March 1995 presentation. Perhaps the major cause of the controversy is the almost complete absence of evidence from large long-term clinical trials proving that