Blood pressure regulation during the aging process: the end of the 'hypertension era'?

@article{Bntos2011BloodPR,
  title={Blood pressure regulation during the aging process: the end of the 'hypertension era'?},
  author={Athanase B{\'e}n{\'e}tos and Paolo Salvi and Patrick Lacolley},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={646-52}
}
The elderly blood pressure paradigm reflects all of the demographic, technological and therapeutic changes over the past 20-30 years that make it now possible to propose a more integrative approach of 'hypertension'. The aim of the present review was to address what does measured blood pressure really mean and what are its determinants during the aging process. We show that standard blood pressure measurements are not adequate or even misleading for the evaluation of cardiovascular risk… CONTINUE READING

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