Circadian blood pressure rhythm in normotensive offspring of hypertensive parents


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Toker R. T., Yildirim A., Demir T., UÇAR B., Kilic Z.

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.22, no.2, pp.172-178, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.a2014.0053
  • Journal Name: CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.172-178
  • Keywords: blood pressure, offspring, hypertensive parents, LEFT-VENTRICULAR MASS, CLINICAL-SIGNIFICANCE, FAMILY-HISTORY, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, PATTERNS
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to explore the circadian blood pressure (BP) rhythm using ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) in normotensive children with a family history of essential hypertension.