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  • Jorge Polónia, João Maldonado, +7 authors Luís Gustavo Nogueira Martins
  • Medicine
  • Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial…
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 September 2006)
  • BACKGROUND Portugal has one of the highest mortality rates from stroke, a high prevalence of hypertension and probably a high salt intake level. AIM To evaluate Portuguese salt intake levels andExpand
  • Jorge Polónia, Loide Barbosa, José Alberto Silva, Susana Bertoquini
  • Medicine
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 October 2010)
  • BackgroundIt is unclear whether the assumed inferiority of atenolol to reduce central (aortic) blood pressure (BP) extends to other β-blockers with vasodilating properties and, within that scope, howExpand
  • José Mesquita-Bastos, Susana Bertoquini, Jorge Polonia
  • Medicine
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 October 2010)
  • AimWe investigated the cardiovascular (CV) prognostic value of 24-h ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) and blood pressure (BP) during the six 4-h periods of the 24-h ABP length in a cohort of 1200Expand
  • José Mesquita Bastos, Susana Bertoquini, Jorge Polonia
  • Medicine
  • Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial…
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 September 2010)
  • INTRODUCTION The ambulatory arterial stiff ness index (AASI) is a new method for estimating arterial stiffness, which is associated with cardiovascular (CV) prognosis. Our aim was to evaluate theExpand
  • Paulo Pessanha, Manuel Viana, Paula Ferreira, Susana Bertoquini, Jorge Polónia
  • Medicine
  • BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
  • 2013 (First Publication: 12 August 2013)
  • BackgroundHypertensive patients (HTs) are usually attended in primary care (PC). We aimed to assess the diagnostic accuracy and cost-benefit ratio of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoringExpand
  • Joana R Almeida, José Monteiro, José Alberto Silva, Susana Bertoquini, Jorge Polónia
  • Medicine
  • Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial…
  • 2016
  • INTRODUCTION There is disagreement whether white coat hypertensives (WCH) have different hemodynamic and structural characteristics compared to normotensives (NT) and hypertensives (HT). METHODS WeExpand
  • Jorge Polónia, Paula Amado, +5 authors José Carmona
  • Medicine
  • Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial…
  • 2005
  • OBJECTIVE To evaluate in a large population the relationship between cardiovascular target organ damage and values of the night-to-morning rise of systolic blood pressure (MR-BP), the morning surgeExpand
  • José Alberto Silva, Loide Barbosa, Susana Bertoquini, João Maldonado, Jorge Polonia
  • Medicine
  • Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial…
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 December 2004)
  • OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity (PWV) and office and ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) and other cardiovascular risk factors and to determine theExpand
  • Jorge Polónia, G. Gama, José Alberto Silva, Cristina Amaral, Luis Martins, Susana Bertoquini
  • Medicine
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 April 2005)
  • BackgroundIn subjects with white-coat hypertension (WCH) it is unclear how ambulatory blood pressure (ABPM) progresses over time and whether they exhibit an increased cardiovascular risk. MethodsWeExpand