Ambulatory blood pressure patterns in children with chronic kidney disease.

@article{Samuels2012AmbulatoryBP,
  title={Ambulatory blood pressure patterns in children with chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Joshua Samuels and D Ng and Joseph T. Flynn and Mark M. Mitsnefes and Tim S. Poffenbarger and Bradley A. Warady and Susan Furth},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={43-50}
}
Ambulatory blood pressure (BP) monitoring (ABPM) is the best method of detecting abnormal BP in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), whose hypertension may be missed with casual BP measurements. We report ABPM findings in 332 children 1 year after entry in the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children cohort study. All of the subjects underwent casual and ambulatory BP measurement. BP was categorized based on casual and ABPM results into normal (42%), white-coat (4%), masked (35%), and… CONTINUE READING

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