Ethnic differences in vascular stiffness and relations to hypertensive target organ damage.

@article{Chaturvedi2004EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in vascular stiffness and relations to hypertensive target organ damage.},
  author={Nish Chaturvedi and Christopher John Bulpitt and Sandra Leggetter and Rebekah Schiff and Petros Nihoyannopoulos and William David Strain and Angela C. Shore and Chakravarthi Rajkumar},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 9},
  pages={1731-7}
}
OBJECTIVE People of Black African descent have greater risks of hypertensive target organ damage than would be anticipated for given levels of blood pressure. Arterial stiffness may further account for ethnic differences in risk. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Population based, London, UK. PARTICIPANTS One hundred and three Europeans and 99 African Caribbeans aged 40-64 years. METHODS We measured resting and ambulatory blood pressure, and pulse wave velocity (PWV) of elastic and… CONTINUE READING

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