Twenty-four hour ambulatory blood pressure in the Hypertension Optimal Treatment (HOT) study.

@article{Mancia2001TwentyfourHA,
  title={Twenty-four hour ambulatory blood pressure in the Hypertension Optimal Treatment (HOT) study.},
  author={Giuseppe Mancia and Stefano Omboni and Gianfranco Parati and Denis L. Clement and William E. Haley and S N Rahman and Roel P.L.M. Hoogma},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 10},
  pages={1755-63}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The Hypertension Optimal Treatment (HOT) study showed that when antihypertensive treatment reduces diastolic blood pressure well below 90 mmHg, there can be a further reduction of cardiovascular events, particularly myocardial infarction, with no evidence of a J-shaped curve at lower pressures. Office measurement, however, gives no information about blood pressure outside the office. This paper describes a HOT substudy in which patients underwent both office measurement and… CONTINUE READING

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