Long-term prognostic value of white coat hypertension: an insight from diagnostic use of both ambulatory and home blood pressure measurements.

@article{Mancia2013LongtermPV,
  title={Long-term prognostic value of white coat hypertension: an insight from diagnostic use of both ambulatory and home blood pressure measurements.},
  author={Giuseppe Mancia and Michele Bombelli and Gianmaria Brambilla and Rita Facchetti and Roberto Sega and Elena Toso and Guido Grassi},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2013},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={168-74}
}
The prognostic value of white coat hypertension (WCH) is still debated. In 2051 subjects representative of the general population of Monza, we measured office, ambulatory, and home blood pressure (BP). The risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality was assessed over 16 years in normotensive, sustained hypertensive, and WCH subjects, the last group being defined as usually done in clinical practice (ie, by normality of 1 out-of-office [ambulatory or home] BP with an office BP elevation… CONTINUE READING
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