The physiologic relevance of smooth twenty-four-hour blood pressure control.


UNLABELLED Concept of smooth 24-h blood pressure control: Smooth 24-h blood pressure control is an obvious goal of antihypertensive therapy, but it is difficult to measure and its clinical impact is difficult to verify. The term 'smooth' is of uncertain significance. Clearly, normal 24-h blood pressure varies between resting periods and periods of activity… (More)