The reproducibility of the circadian BP rhythm in treated hypertensive patients with polycystic kidney disease and mild chronic renal impairment--a prospective ABPM study.

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BACKGROUND Diurnal BP rhythm is known to be abnormal (reduced BP fall with sleep) in chronic renal failure, dialysis and renal transplantation patients. In subjects with primary hypertension and with reduced diurnal BP fall with sleep there is consistent evidence of increased target-organ damage. However, the few studies that have addressed the… (More)

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@article{Covic2002TheRO, title={The reproducibility of the circadian BP rhythm in treated hypertensive patients with polycystic kidney disease and mild chronic renal impairment--a prospective ABPM study.}, author={Adrian A Covic and Irina Mititiuc and Paul gusbeth-tatomir and David J. A. Goldsmith}, journal={Journal of nephrology}, year={2002}, volume={15 5}, pages={497-506} }