• The effects of a community-based sodium reduction program in rural China - A cluster-randomized trial 

      Li, N; Yan, LL; Niu, W; Yao, C; Feng, X; Zhang, J; Shi, J; Zhang, Y; Zhang, R; Hao, Z; Chu, H; Zhang, J; Li, X; Pan, J; Li, Z; Sun, J; Zhou, B; Zhao, Y; Yu, Y; Engelgau, M; Labarthe, D; Ma, J; McMahon, S; Elliot, P; Wu, Y; Neal, B
      Published 2016-12-01
      Background: Average sodium intake and stroke mortality in northern China are both among the highest in the world. An effective, low-cost strategy to reduce sodium intake in this population is urgently needed. Objective: ...
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    • Effects of the Endpoint Adjudication Process on the Results of a Randomised Controlled Trial: The ADVANCE Trial 

      Hata, J; Arima, H; Zoungas, S; Fulcher, G; Pollock, C; Adams, M; Watson, J; Joshi, R; Kengne, AP; Ninomiya, T; Anderson, C; Woodward, M; Patel, A; Mancia, G; Poulter, N; McMahon, S; Chalmers, J; Neal, B
      Published 2013-02-04
      Background: Endpoint adjudication committees (EPAC) are widely used in clinical trials. The aim of the present analysis is to assess the effects of the endpoint adjudication process on the main findings of the ADVANCE trial ...
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    • Heart failure care in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Callender, T; Woodward, M; Roth, G; Farzadfar, F; Lemarie, JC; Gicquel, S; Atherton, J; Rahimzadeh, S; Ghaziani, M; Shaikh, M; Bennett, D; Patel, A; Lam, CSP; Sliwa, K; Barretto, A; Siswanto, BB; Diaz, A; Herpin, D; Krum, H; Eliasz, T; Forbes, A; Kiszely, A; Khosla, R; Petrinic, T; Praveen, D; Shrivastava, R; Xin, D; McMahon, S; McMurray, J; Rahimi, K
      Published 2014-08-12
      Background: Heart failure places a significant burden on patients and health systems in high-income countries. However, information about its burden in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is scant. We thus set out to ...
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