Disparate estimates of hypertension control from ambulatory and clinic blood pressure measurements in hypertensive kidney disease.

Pogue V, Rahman M, Lipkowitz M, Toto R, Miller E, Faulkner M, Rostand S, Hiremath L, Sika M, Kendrick C, Hu B, Greene T, Appel L, Phillips RA, African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension Collaborative Research Group
Hypertension. 2009 53 (1): 20-7

PMID: 19047584 · DOI:10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.108.115154

Ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) monitoring provides unique information about day-night patterns of blood pressure (BP). The objectives of this article were to describe ABP patterns in African Americans with hypertensive kidney disease, to examine the joint distribution of clinic BP and ABP, and to determine associations of hypertensive target organ damage with clinic BP and ABP. This study is a cross-sectional analysis of baseline data from the African American Study of Kidney Disease Cohort Study. Masked hypertension was defined by elevated daytime (>or= 135/85 mm Hg) or elevated nighttime (>or= 120/70 mm Hg) ABP in those with controlled clinic BP (<140/90 mm Hg); nondipping was defined by a

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Adolescent Adult African Americans Aged Ambulatory Care Facilities Blood Pressure Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory Circadian Rhythm Cohort Studies Cross-Sectional Studies Female Humans Hypertension, Renal Kidney Kidney Diseases Male Middle Aged Prevalence Reproducibility of Results Severity of Illness Index Young Adult

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