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Should the blood pressure or the blood vessel be the target of therapy?
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PMID:  22059789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Measured blood pressure is an insensitive and moderately nonspecific guide to the presence of vascular or cardiac diseases likely to progress to cardiovascular morbid events. Since the goal of the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension is to prevent or forestall such morbid events, blood pressure measurements should be supplemented by studies of the health of the cardiovascular system in defining the syndrome of hypertension and in monitoring its response to therapy.
Jay N Cohn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Expert review of cardiovascular therapy     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1744-8344     ISO Abbreviation:  Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101182328     Medline TA:  Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1397-401     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA.
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