Bernard Waeber

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Authors/Task Force Members: Giuseppe Mancia (Chairperson) (Italy)*, Robert Fagard (Chairperson) (Belgium)*, Krzysztof Narkiewicz (Section co-ordinator) (Poland), Josep Redon (Section co-ordinator) (Spain), Alberto Zanchetti (Section co-ordinator) (Italy), Michael Böhm (Germany), Thierry Christiaens (Belgium), Renata Cifkova (Czech Republic), Guy De Backer(More)
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) is being used increasingly in both clinical practice and hypertension research. Although there are many guidelines that emphasize the indications for ABPM, there is no comprehensive guideline dealing with all aspects of the technique. It was agreed at a consensus meeting on ABPM in Milan in 2011 that the 34(More)
Working Group on Blood Pressure Monitoring of the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol for validation of blood pressure measuring devices in adults Eoin O’Brien,Thomas Pickering, Roland Asmar, Martin Myers, Gianfranco Parati, Jan Staessen, Thomas Mengden, Yutaka Imai, Bernard Waeber and Paolo Palatini and with the statistical assistance(More)
Self-monitoring of blood pressure by patients at home (home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM)) is being increasingly used in many countries and is well accepted by hypertensive patients. Current hypertension guidelines have endorsed the use of HBPM in clinical practice as a useful adjunct to conventional office measurements. Recently, a detailed consensus(More)
This document summarizes the available evidence and provides recommendations on the use of home blood pressure monitoring in clinical practice and in research. It updates the previous recommendations on the same topic issued in year 2000. The main topics addressed include the methodology of home blood pressure monitoring, its diagnostic and therapeutic(More)
Recent evidence indicates that peroxynitrite represents a major cytotoxic effector in heart diseases, but its mechanisms of action are still not known exactly. Notably, the ability of peroxynitrite to trigger cardiomyocyte apoptosis, a crucial mode of cell death in many cardiac conditions, remains poorly defined. We evaluated apoptotic and necrotic cell(More)
OBJECTIVE To reach a consensus on the clinical use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM). METHODS A task force on the clinical use of ABPM wrote this overview in preparation for the Seventh International Consensus Conference (23-25 September 1999, Leuven, Belgium). This article was amended to account for opinions aired at the conference and to(More)
R. Cifkova (Czech Republic) S. Erdine (Turkey) R. Fagard (Belgium) C. Farsang (Hungary) A.M. Heagerty (UK) W. Kiowski (Switzerland) S. Kjeldsen (Norway) T. Lüscher (Switzerland) J.M. Mallion (France) G. Mancia (Italy, Coordinator) N. Poulter (UK) K.H. Rahn (Germany) J.L. Rodicio (Spain) L.M. Ruilope (Spain) P. van Zwieten (Netherlands) B. Waeber(More)