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The J-Curve Phenomenon and the Optimum Target for Blood Pressure Control

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The J-curve phenomenon refers to an apparent increase in mortality in certain studies for a patient who has achieved a normal blood pressure during antihypertensive therapy. Other researchers have analyzed the data and reached different conclusions.

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