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Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21378421     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Recently there have been great advances in the use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in children. A major boost has been the publication of normative data for blood pressure in children. ABPM has been able to detect significant differences in blood pressure in many disease states including chronic renal failure, polycystic kidney disease and post renal transplantation and has helped in identifying both white coat hypertension and masked hypertension. Current evidence does suggest that sole reliance on clinic blood pressure might not be always appropriate and ABPM has a definite role in pediatric hypertension.
Authors:
Rajiv Sinha; Janis Dionne
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0974-7559     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-07     Completed Date:  2011-07-19     Revised Date:  2011-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  119-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
AMRI Hospital, Kolkata, India. rajivsinha_in@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory / methods*,  trends
Child
Humans
Hypertension / diagnosis*,  therapy

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