Is an average of routine postdialysis blood pressure a good indicator of blood pressure control and cardiovascular risk?

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INTRODUCTION Hypertension is associated with left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), a predictor of cardiovascular mortality in haemodialysis (HD) patients. The National Kidney Foundation Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (NKF-KDOQI) blood pressure (BP) targets are pre-HD <140/90 mm Hg, post-HD <130/80 mm Hg. This study aims to assess 3-month mean in… (More)
DOI: 10.5301/jn.5000119

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@article{Harvey2013IsAA, title={Is an average of routine postdialysis blood pressure a good indicator of blood pressure control and cardiovascular risk?}, author={Philip R. Harvey and Ashley David Holt and Johann Nicholas and Indranil Dasgupta}, journal={Journal of nephrology}, year={2013}, volume={26 1}, pages={94-100} }