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Noninvasive 24h BP monitoring using portable devices is a new method for the diagnosis of arterial hypertension and for the control of antihypertensive therapy in adults. Recently, it is also used in juvenile hypertension. We now report on the validity and reliability of an oscillometric BP recorder (SpaceLabs 90207) widely used in children and adolescents.(More)
Blood pressure was continuously monitored over 24 h in 33 healthy children and adolescents (18 girls, 15 boys, age 6-17 years) using a portable monitor. The results were compared with European blood pressure centiles for normal children and adolescents. On average, 67% (57-88%, median and quartiles) of the measurements were completed. The day's mean for(More)
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