1) In fact, in 2008, the HYpertension in the Very Elderly Trial (HYVET) demonstrated that decreasing BP in the elderly can have significant benefits in reducing the incidence of heart failure, heart attack and stroke.
What does HYVET stand for?
HYVET stands for Hypertension in the Very Elderly Trial
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The Hypertension in the Very Elderly Trial (Hyvet), coordinated by scientists from Imperial College London, is the largest clinical trial to look at the effects of lowering blood pressure solely in people aged 80 or over.