Is "isolated home" hypertension as opposed to "isolated office" hypertension a sign of greater cardiovascular risk?

  title={Is "isolated home" hypertension as opposed to "isolated office" hypertension a sign of greater cardiovascular risk?},
  author={Guillaume Bobrie and Nathalie Gen{\`e}s and Laurent Vaur and Pierre Clerson and Bernard Vaisse and J M Mallion and Gilles Chatellier},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={161 18},
BACKGROUND The SHEAF (Self-Measurement of Blood Pressure at Home in the Elderly: Assessment and Follow-up) study is an observational study (from February 1998 to early 2002) designed to determine whether home blood pressure (BP) measurement has a greater cardiovascular prognostic value than office BP measurement among elderly (> or =60 years) French patients with hypertension. The objective of this present work is to describe the baseline characteristics of the treated patients in the SHEAF… CONTINUE READING
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