[op.4a.02] Short Term Blood Pressure Variabilty as Predictor of Future Events in Young Stage I Hypertensives.

@article{Saladini2016op4a02ST,
  title={[op.4a.02] Short Term Blood Pressure Variabilty as Predictor of Future Events in Young Stage I Hypertensives.},
  author={Francesca Saladini and Lucio Mos and Claudio Fania and Elisabetta Benetti and Adriano Mazzer and Susanna Cozzio and Alessandra Bortolazzi and Guido Garavelli and Edoardo Casiglia and Paolo Palatini},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 Suppl 2},
  pages={e40}
}
OBJECTIVE The association of short-term blood pressure variability (BPV) with cardiovascular events is controversial. Aim of this study was to investigate whether BPV is associated with poorer outcome in the HARVEST, a prospective cohort study of non-diabetic subjects screened for stage 1 hypertension. DESIGN AND METHOD We performed 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in 1204 participants aged 33.1 ± 8.5 years with a follow-up duration of at least 6 months. All were untreated at… CONTINUE READING