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The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of hospital admission on 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) in hypertensive subjects.Treated or untreated hypertensive adults with open angle glaucoma underwent in-hospital and outpatient 24-hour ABP monitoring, in random order 4 weeks apart.
Observational Model: Case-Crossover, Time Perspective: Prospective
Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:23-0400
The aim of this research project is to find out whether a personalized definition of the lower blood pressure threshold based on the individual blood pressure profile by means of preoperat...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether blood pressure control by home blood pressure monitoring exerts beneficial cardioprotective effects rather than by clinic blood pressure m...
Investigators plan to study blood pressure trends on days 3 to 6 of the postpartum period. Investigators will use a home blood pressure monitor that stays on the arm, and takes blood press...
For patients with kidney failure requiring hemodialysis treatment, sometimes the blood pressure will drop too low during dialysis. In an effort to prevent that from occurring, patients are...
The study objective is to assess the accuracy of Earlysense contactless monitoring to detect changes in blood pressure vs. Gold reference method / devices including ambulatory blood pressu...
Blood pressure is a basic feature of monitoring during anaesthesia. However, it is very unclear what blood pressures are normal during anaesthesia in children. Furthermore, the clinical consequences o...
Contributions of mean and shape of blood pressure distribution to worldwide trends and variations in raised blood pressure: a pooled analysis of 1018 population-based measurement studies with 88.6 million participants.
Change in the prevalence of raised blood pressure could be due to both shifts in the entire distribution of blood pressure (representing the combined effects of public health interventions and secular...
Paper home blood pressure (HBP) charts are commonly brought to physicians at office visits. The precision and accuracy of mental calculations of blood pressure (BP) means are not known.
Although inaccurate, non-reproducible blood pressure values can result from non-standardized assessments, recommended approaches to standardize blood pressure measurement are often not followed in res...
Clinical practice guidelines have traditionally recommended blood pressure treatment based primarily on blood pressure thresholds. In contrast, using predicted cardiovascular risk has been advocated a...
Method in which repeated blood pressure readings are made while the patient undergoes normal daily activities. It allows quantitative analysis of the high blood pressure load over time, can help distinguish between types of HYPERTENSION, and can assess the effectiveness of antihypertensive therapy.
Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.
A response by the BARORECEPTORS to increased BLOOD PRESSURE. Increased pressure stretches BLOOD VESSELS which activates the baroreceptors in the vessel walls. The net response of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM is a reduction of central sympathetic outflow. This reduces blood pressure both by decreasing peripheral VASCULAR RESISTANCE and by lowering CARDIAC OUTPUT. Because the baroreceptors are tonically active, the baroreflex can compensate rapidly for both increases and decreases in blood pressure.
PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.
The blood pressure in the VEINS. It is usually measured to assess the filling PRESSURE to the HEART VENTRICLE.
Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...