Long-term reproducibility of home vs. office blood pressure in children and adolescents: the Arsakeion school study

@article{Stergiou2009LongtermRO,
  title={Long-term reproducibility of home vs. office blood pressure in children and adolescents: the Arsakeion school study},
  author={George S Stergiou and Efthimia G. Nasothimiou and Periklis P. Giovas and Vayia C Rarra},
  journal={Hypertension Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={311-315}
}
This study compared the long-term reproducibility of home blood pressure (BP) in comparison with office BP in children and adolescents. Forty-eight subjects (27 boys, mean age 11.3±3.1 (s.d.) years) recruited from the Arsakeion school study because of elevated office and/or home BP were assessed with office (1 visit, mercury sphygmomanometer) and home BP measurements (3 days, electronic devices) in two assessments 17±4.9 months apart (range 10–26 months). Home and office BP were compared on the… CONTINUE READING
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