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Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in patients with chronic kidney disease and resistant hypertension.
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PMID:  22947359     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2012; 14:611-617. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. The role of ambulatory blood pressure (BP) monitoring (ABPM) has not been well-studied in patients with chronic kidney disease and resistant hypertension. In a retrospective study of the outpatient chronic kidney disease population, 156 patients with chronic kidney disease and resistant hypertension who had 24-hour ABPM and clinic BP measurements were identified. Resistant hypertension was defined as uncontrolled clinic BP while taking ≥3 medications including a diuretic or controlled BP while taking ≥4 medications. Within the study group, ambulatory BP <130/80 mm Hg was found in 35.9% of all patients. Only 6.4% had both ambulatory and clinic BP <130/80 mm Hg. Prevalence of white-coat hypertension, masked hypertension, and sustained hypertension were 29.5%, 5.8%, and 58.3%, respectively. Compared with patients with sustained hypertension, more patients in the white-coat hypertension group had low nocturnal average systolic BP (defined as nocturnal average systolic BP <100 mm Hg) (17.4% vs 0%) and low 24-hour average diastolic BP (defined as 24-hour average diastolic BP <60 mm Hg) (52.2% vs 22%, P<.01). ABPM provides more reliable assessment of BP in patients with chronic kidney disease and resistant hypertension.
Salman Shafi; Erdal Sarac; Huy Tran
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-06-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.)     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1751-7176     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich)     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888554     Medline TA:  J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich)     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  611-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
From the Department of Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, OH; and Northeastern Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH.
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