Impact of obesity on 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure and hypertension.

@article{Kotsis2005ImpactOO,
  title={Impact of obesity on 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure and hypertension.},
  author={Vasilios N Kotsis and Stella V Stabouli and Marshall J Bouldin and Annette K Low and Savvas Toumanidis and N. Zakopoulos},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={602-7}
}
The purpose of the present study was to determine the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and parameters derived from 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring including mean 24-hour daytime and nighttime systolic and diastolic blood pressures, 24-hour daytime and nighttime pulse pressure, mean 24-hour daytime and nighttime heart rate, dipping and nondipping status. 3216 outpatient subjects who visited our hypertension center and were never treated with antihypertensive medication… CONTINUE READING

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