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Relationship between albumin excretion rate, ambulatory blood pressure and left ventricular hypertrophy in mild hypertension
Objective To study the relationship of urinary albumin excretion to ambulatory blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors in borderline to mild hypertension. Patients and methods We studiedExpand
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Microbiological surveillance of endoscopes and implications for current reprocessing procedures adopted by an Italian teaching hospital.
BACKGROUND Hospital acquired infections have been associated with the contamination of flexible endoscopes caused by a failure of the reprocessing procedure. Microbiological surveillance of endoscopeExpand
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Metabolic effects of lisinopril versus hydrochlorothiazide plus amiloride in essential hypertension
Abstract A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group trial was conducted to compare the effects of long-term treatment with lisinopril versus hydrochlorothiazide plus amiloride on lipids,Expand
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Factors Affecting Ambulatory Blood Pressure Reproducibility
To assess the reproducibility of ambulatory blood pressure, we recorded 24-hour blood pressure twice 3 months apart in 508 hypertensive subjects participating in the HARVEST trial using a noninvasiveExpand
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OR-59: Predictors of sustained hypertension in subjects with borderline to mild hypertension. A 5-year follow-up of the HARVEST study
The aim of the present study was to assess the relative role of repeated clinic blood pressure (BP) measurement, mean 24h BP, and diurnal BP rhythm in predicting the development of sustainedExpand
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Comparative Study of the Effects of Amlodipine and Nitrendipine on 24-Hour Blood Pressure Profile
SummaryThe aim of this study was to evaluate the antihypertensive efficacy and duration of action of amlodipine and nitrendipine by means of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. 35 patientsExpand
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