Proactive multiple cardiovascular risk factor management compared with usual care in patients with hypertension and additional risk factors: the CRUCIAL trial

Zamorano J., Erdine S., Pavia A., Kim J., Al-Khadra A., Westergaard M., ...More

CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND OPINION, vol.27, no.4, pp.821-833, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


To investigate whether a proactive multifactorial risk factor intervention strategy using single-pill amlodipine/atorvastatin (5/10, 10/10 mg) in addition to other antihypertensive and lipid-lowering therapy, as required, resulted in greater reduction in calculated Framingham 10-year coronary heart disease (CHD) risk compared with usual care (UC) after 52-weeks treatment.