Affiliation: The George Institute for International Health
- Blood pressure-dependent and independent effects of agents that inhibit the renin-angiotensin systemF Turnbull
George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
J Hypertens 25:951-8. 2007..To evaluate the blood pressure-dependent and independent effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) on major cardiovascular events...
- Effects of different regimens to lower blood pressure on major cardiovascular events in older and younger adults: meta-analysis of randomised trialsF Turnbull
George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
BMJ 336:1121-3. 2008..To quantify the relative risk reductions achieved with different regimens to lower blood pressure in younger and older adults...
- Do men and women respond differently to blood pressure-lowering treatment? Results of prospectively designed overviews of randomized trialsFiona Turnbull
Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment Trialists Collaboration, The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Eur Heart J 29:2669-80. 2008..The aims of these overview analyses were to quantify the effects of blood pressure-lowering treatment in each sex and to determine if there are important differences in the proportional benefits of treatment between men and women...
- Intensive glucose control and macrovascular outcomes in type 2 diabetesF M Turnbull
The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
Diabetologia 52:2288-98. 2009..The aim of these analyses was to generate more precise estimates of the effects of more-intensive, compared with less-intensive, glucose control on the risk of major cardiovascular events amongst patients with type 2 diabetes...
- Effectiveness of blood pressure lowering: evidence-based comparisons between men and womenFiona Turnbull
Population Health Research, Cardiovascular Division, The George Institute for International Health, Sydney, Australia
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:199-209. 2010..Underestimation of cardiovascular risk and supoptimal therapy are more likely to account for poorer outcomes among women. These differences highlight the importance of global initiatives such as 'Go Red for Women'...
- Blood pressure and cardiovascular disease: tracing the steps from FraminghamFiona Turnbull
Cardiovascular Division, The George Institute for International Health, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
Prog Cardiovasc Dis 53:39-44. 2010..Much of our current understanding of the role blood pressure in cardiovascular disease can be attributed to decades of high quality research from Framingham...
- Intensive blood glucose control and vascular outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetesAnushka Patel
N Engl J Med 358:2560-72. 2008..5% yielded a 10% relative reduction in the combined outcome of major macrovascular and microvascular events, primarily as a consequence of a 21% relative reduction in nephropathy. (ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00145925.)..