Effects of prehypertension and hypertension subtype on cardiovascular disease in the Asia-Pacific Region.

@article{Arima2012EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of prehypertension and hypertension subtype on cardiovascular disease in the Asia-Pacific Region.},
  author={Hisatomi Arima and Yoshitaka Murakami and Tai Hing Lam and Hyeon Chang Kim and Hirotsugu Ueshima and Jean Woo and Il Woo Suh and Xiang-hua Fang and Mark Woodward},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2012},
  volume={59 6},
  pages={1118-23}
}
The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure defined blood pressure (BP) levels of 120 to 139/80 to 89 mm Hg as prehypertension and those of ≥ 140/90 mm Hg as hypertension. Hypertension can be divided into 3 categories, isolated diastolic (IDH; systolic BP <140 mm Hg and diastolic BP ≥ 90 mmHg), isolated systolic (systolic BP ≥ 140 mm Hg and diastolic BP <90 mmHg), and systolic-diastolic hypertension (systolic BP… CONTINUE READING
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