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Prehypertension and chronic kidney disease: the ox or the plow?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22241558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Nearly ten years ago, practice recommendations supported use of the clinical classification of 'prehypertension' for people with systolic blood pressure of 120-139 mm Hg or diastolic pressure of 80-89 mm Hg. This recommendation was based on observations that these ranges of blood pressure were associated with enhanced cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risks compared with blood pressure less than 120/80 mm Hg. Recent observations, including the report by Yano and colleagues, also suggest that prehypertension is an important risk factor for the development of chronic kidney disease.
Authors:
John P Middleton; Steven D Crowley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kidney international     Volume:  81     ISSN:  1523-1755     ISO Abbreviation:  Kidney Int.     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0323470     Medline TA:  Kidney Int     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Nephrology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.
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