Hypertension in romanian children and adolescents: a cross-sectional survey.

@article{Cintez2013HypertensionIR,
  title={Hypertension in romanian children and adolescents: a cross-sectional survey.},
  author={Eliza Elena Cinteză and Mihaela Bălgrădean},
  journal={Maedica},
  year={2013},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={5-10}
}
UNLABELLED AIM Knowledge of the existence of a prolonged action of cardiovascular risk factors since childhood is extremely important in a country with one of the highest cardiovascular mortality in Europe. The purpose of this survey was to study the prevalence of arterial hypertension (AH) and cardiovascular risk factors in Romanian paediatric population. METHODS Children and adolescents (2407 males, 2459 females), aged 3 to 17 years from Bucharest and Ilfov County were admitted in a… CONTINUE READING