Response by Soliman et al to Letters Regarding Article, “Effect of Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering on Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Patients With Hypertension: SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial)”
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We thank Jin-shan and Xue-bin as well as Lewis et al for their interest in our article on SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial)1 and for raising important points.
Jin-shan and Xue-bin raise a number of questions. First, they inquire about the interpretation of our results in the context of the effect of intensive blood pressure (BP) lowering on cardiovascular disease events. In our analysis, similar to the main results …