Usefulness of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in chronic kidney disease: The moroccan experience.

Usefulness of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in chronic kidney disease: The moroccan experience. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2019 Jul-Aug;30(4):913-918 Authors: Asserraji M, Bouzerda A, Soukrate S, Maoujoud O, Belarbi M, Zemraoui N, Bendriss L, Khatouri A Abstract Among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), hypertension (HTN) is very common and widely recognized to accelerate the progression of CKD and increase the risk for cardiovascular events. Accumulated data indicate that ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) is better in detecting HTN than office blood pressure (BP) measurement. The goal of this study is to describe the ABPM characteristics in a group of CKD and hypertensive patients. A transversal study was conducted over a period of six months, to evaluate the ABPM patterns among a group of hypertensive patients with CKD (Group 1) and compared the data with a control group (Group 2). ABPM was performed with measurement rate every 15 min during daytime and 30 min at night. Nondipping BP patterns were defined as the absence of fall in nocturnal systolic and diastolic BP>10% of daytime values. Masked HTN was defined as controlled office BP (125/75 mm Hg), and white-coat HTN was defined as association of elevated BP readings (>140/90 mm Hg) in a clinical setting and normal 24-h average BP levels (
Source: Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl Source Type: research

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