Tag: ambulatory blood pressure

1. Screening for hypertension using office-based blood pressure measurement (OBPM) resulted in major accuracy limitations, including misdiagnosis when compared with the current reference standard of ambulatory blood pressure measurement (ABPM). 2. Although hypertension screening is standard practice due to robust evidence linking asymptomatic treatment to improved cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes,...
1. Meta-analysis of sham-controlled randomized trials of catheter-based renal denervation demonstrated reduction in ambulatory and office systolic blood pressures. 2. Second-generation trials demonstrated greater reduction in ambulatory systolic blood pressure compared to first generation trials. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Hypertension is one of the most common adult diseases and...