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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

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Hypertension and cognitive dysfunction in elderly: blood pressure management for this global burden

BMC Cardiovascular DisordersBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:208

Received: 2 August 2016

Accepted: 26 October 2016

Published: 3 November 2016

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Resubmission - Version 3
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26 Oct 2016 Editorially accepted
3 Nov 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12872-016-0386-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

University Clinical Hospital Centre “Dr. Dragisa Misovic”
University of Milan-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Clinical Research Unit
Dobney Hypertension Centre, School of Medicine and Pharmacology-Royal Perth, Hospital Unit, The University of Western Australia