Exposure to cadmium and conventional and ambulatory blood pressures in a prospective population study. Public Health and Environmental Exposure to Cadmium Study Group.

@article{Staessen2000ExposureTC,
  title={Exposure to cadmium and conventional and ambulatory blood pressures in a prospective population study. Public Health and Environmental Exposure to Cadmium Study Group.},
  author={Jan A Staessen and Tatiana Kuznetsova and Harry A. Roels and D. Emelianov and Robert H. Fagard},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2000},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={146-56}
}
This prospective population study investigated in a random sample of 692 subjects (age 20-83 years) how changing environmental exposure to cadmium influenced blood pressure (BP) and the incidence of hypertension. At baseline (1985 to 1989; participation rate, 78%) and follow-up (1991 to 1995; re-examination rate, 81%), blood pressure was measured by conventional sphygmomanometry (CBP; 15 readings in total) and, at follow-up, also by 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABP). Systolic… CONTINUE READING

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