Relationship between arterial hypertension and renal damage in chronic kidney disease: insights from ABPM.

@article{Paoletti2006RelationshipBA,
  title={Relationship between arterial hypertension and renal damage in chronic kidney disease: insights from ABPM.},
  author={Ernesto Paoletti and Diego Bellino and Marco Amidone and Davide Rolla and G. Cannella},
  journal={Journal of nephrology},
  year={2006},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={
          778-82
        }
}
BACKGROUND To date, few studies have used ambulatory pressure monitoring (ABPM) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) before the start of dialysis treatment. The aim of this study was therefore to ascertain the correlates of arterial hypertension assessed by ABPM in CKD patients at their first referral to a nephrologist. METHODS We studied 244 (164 men; mean age 63 years) nondiabetic patients with CKD. Each patient had blood pres-sure (BP) measured by 24-hour ABPM, creatinine… CONTINUE READING
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