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Associations between Day-by-Day Variability in Blood Pressure Measured at Home and Antihypertensive Drugs: the J-HOME-Morning Study.
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PMID:  22564087     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We identified the factors associated with home blood pressure (BP) variability in 1933 patients treated with hypertensive drugs (mean age, 67 years; women, 55%). Multivariate regression analysis showed that female gender, advanced age, home BP value, and home heart rate variability were positively associated with home BP variability, whereas home heart rate, body mass index, and duration of antihypertensive treatment were negatively associated with home BP variability. Moreover, not being medicated with amlodipine and being medicated with angiotensin II receptor blockers were associated with increased home systolic BP variability only among patients who were treated for less than 12 months.
Kazuki Ishikura; Taku Obara; Tetsuo Kato; Masahiro Kikuya; Taku Shibamiya; Takahiro Shinki; Urara Ikeda; Yuka Kobayashi; Hirohito Metoki; Nariyasu Mano; Shinichi Kuriyama; Takayoshi Ohkubo; Yutaka Imai;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental hypertension (New York, N.Y. : 1993)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1525-6006     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9305929     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Hypertens     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Planning for Drug Development and Clinical Evaluation, Tohoku University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences , Sendai , Japan.
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