Blood pressure control in patients with chronic kidney disease according to office and home blood pressures

Objectives The aim of this study was to assess blood pressure (BP) control in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) according to office and home BP and to assess the prevalence of normal BP, white-coat uncontrolled hypertension (WUCH), masked uncontrolled hypertension (MUCH) and elevated BP. Methods Patients with renal failure with or without proteinuria were included in this multicenter observational study. Office BP was first measured by the physician using a self-monitoring BP device (three automatic readings), then by the patient at home (morning and evening) over 3 consecutive days. WUCH was defined as a systolic BP (SBP)/diastolic BP (DBP) ≥140/90 mmHg in the clinic and SBP/DBP
Source: Blood Pressure Monitoring - Category: Cardiology Tags: Clinical Methods Source Type: research

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