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Prehypertension in adolescents: risk and progression.
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PMID:  22672089     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In 2004, the National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents recommended a new designation of prehypertension for children with mildly elevated blood pressure (BP). This description was intended to help identify children most at risk for the development of persistent hypertension for whom targeted prevention programs would be most beneficial and was based largely on expert opinions and epidemiologic normal values. This review summarizes the knowledge that has been gained regarding the epidemiology and risk associated with prehypertension in adolescents since its inception and highlights future challenges in understanding and preventing the development of hypertensive disease in this population.
Karen M Redwine; Stephen R Daniels
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2012-05-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.)     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1751-7176     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich)     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-07     Completed Date:  2012-10-25     Revised Date:  2014-05-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888554     Medline TA:  J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  360-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Blood Pressure
Cardiovascular Diseases / etiology,  pathology
Disease Progression
Hypertension / epidemiology,  etiology,  pathology
Prehypertension / diagnosis,  epidemiology*,  pathology
Risk Assessment / methods
United States / epidemiology
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