Out-of-Office Blood Pressure Monitoring

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  • Summary:

    Dr. William B. White from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine moderated the topic "Out-of-Office Blood Pressure Monitoring" with Drs. Aldo Peixoto from the Yale School of Medicine, and Robert A. Phillips from the UMass Memorial Medical Center participating.

    The discussion focused primarily on:
    (1) ambulatory blood pressure monitoring,
    (2) normal decline of blood pressure or "dippers"
    (3) white-coat effect versus white-coat hypertension
    (4) treatment of the white-coat hypertensive patient,
    (5) out-of-office blood pressure monitoring techniques,
    (6) monitoring the "masked" hypertensive patient,
    (7) monitoring the resistant hypertensive patient,
    (8) monitoring the high risk patient with hypertension and hyperaldosteronism, renal artery stenosis or chronic kidney disease,
    (9) management and monitoring nocturnal hypertension,and
    (10) morning surge blood pressure.
    (Med Roundtable Cardiovasc Ed. 2010;1(4):260-266) ©2010 FoxP2 Media, LLC
  • Compounds:
    No compounds discussed.
    Trials:

    AASK, CONVINCE, OvA

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