Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in hemodialysis patients.

  title={Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Moses S Elisaf and H Pappas and Rigas Kalaitzidis and Kostas P Katopodis and Jane Theodorou and K G Siamopoulos},
  journal={Journal of human hypertension},
  volume={10 Suppl 3},
The aim of our study was the detection of blood pressure (BP) variability during a dialysis session and in the interdialytic period in normotensive and hypertensive hemodialysis (HD) patients using ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM). Twenty-two HD patients aged 54 (range, 33-78) years who were on HD for a mean of 17.7 (range, 1-70) months were studied. Twelve patients were hypertensives, while the remaining 10 were normotensives (BP < 140/90 mm Hg). In all patients ABPM was performed… CONTINUE READING


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