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Non-dipping status in arterial hypertension: an overview.
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PMID:  23016964     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Non-dipping is a common pattern of arterial hypertension and it is associated with increased cardiovascular risk. Use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, as suggested in recent guidelines, could further increase its prevalence among subjects with hypertension. In this review we discuss assessment, relevance and associated factors. Non-dipping could be addressed through chronotherapy, the use of specific classes of anti-hypertensives, such as renin-angiotensin blockers, or modification of associated factors. However, more data are needed in order to comprehensively estimate factors associated with non-dipping and how they could be modified.
Authors:
Maria Sarigianni; Konstantinos Dimitrakopoulos; Apostolos Tsapas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current vascular pharmacology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1875-6212     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Vasc Pharmacol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101157208     Medline TA:  Curr Vasc Pharmacol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Second Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. atsapas@auth.gr.
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