Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and risk of cardiovascular disease: a population based study.

@article{Hansen2006AmbulatoryBP,
  title={Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and risk of cardiovascular disease: a population based study.},
  author={Tine Willum Hansen and J\orgen Jeppesen and Susanne B. Rasmussen and Hans Henning Windel\ov Ibsen and Christian Torp-Pedersen},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2006},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={243-50}
}
BACKGROUND Information on the relationship between ambulatory blood pressure (BP) and cardiovascular disease in the general population is sparse. METHODS Prospective study of a random sample of 1700 Danish men and women, aged 41 to 72 years, without major cardiovascular diseases. At baseline, ambulatory BP, office BP, and other risk factors were recorded. The end point was a combined end point consisting of cardiovascular mortality, ischemic heart disease, and stroke. RESULTS After a mean… CONTINUE READING

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The time has come to change ambulatory blood pressure monitoring from 24-hour to 48-hour for the diagnosis of hypertension and cardiovascular risk assessment.

Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology • 2018

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