Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and diastolic left ventricular abnormalities in established and borderline hypertension.


In order to evaluate left ventricular diastolic function by means of Doppler echocardiography in borderline and established hypertension, identified by office and ABPM, compared with normotensives, 54 subjects: 15 normotensives, 11 borderlines and 28 nontreated mild to moderate essential hypertensives were studied. Age and weight were similar among groups… (More)