Pre-hypertension as a predictor of hypertension in military aviators: a longitudinal study of 367 men.

@article{Grossman2006PrehypertensionAA,
  title={Pre-hypertension as a predictor of hypertension in military aviators: a longitudinal study of 367 men.},
  author={Alon Grossman and Chagai Grossman and Erez Barenboim and Bella Azaria and Liav Goldstein and Ehud Grossman},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={77 11},
  pages={1162-5}
}
BACKGROUND Recently, the seventh report of the Joint National Committee on prevention, detection, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure introduced the term "pre-hypertension" for systolic blood pressure (BP) levels of 120-139 and diastolic BP levels of 80-89 mmHg. Our aim was to establish the prevalence of this novel entity among young subjects… CONTINUE READING