Postprandial hypotension is associated with asymptomatic cerebrovascular damage in essential hypertensive patients.


offelucidate the relationship between postprandial hypotension (PPH) and asymptomatic cerebrovascular damage, we evaluated changes in blood pressure after a meal by 24-hour blood pressure monitoring in 70 hospitalized essential hypertensive patients aged >/=50 years. They received a diet containing standard nutritional ingredients with 120 mmol (7 g) NaCl… (More)


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