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Title: Challenges in blood pressure measurement in patients treated with maintenance hemodialysis.
Austin Authors: Roberts, Matthew A;Pilmore, Helen L;Tonkin, Andrew M;Garg, Amit X;Pascoe, Elaine M;Badve, Sunil V;Cass, Alan;Ierino, Francesco L;Hawley, Carmel M
Institutional Author: Beta-Blocker to Lower Cardiovascular Dialysis Events (BLOCADE) Feasibility Study Trial Management Committee
Affiliation: Department of Nephrology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
Issue Date: 15-Jun-2012
Publication information: American Journal of Kidney Diseases : the Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2012; 60(3): 463-72
Abstract: The association between blood pressure and cardiovascular outcomes in patients undergoing hemodialysis remains controversial. This may relate in part to the technique and device used and the timing of the blood pressure measurement in relation to the hemodialysis procedure. Emerging evidence indicates that standardized hemodialysis unit blood pressure measurements or measurements obtained at home, either by the patient or using an ambulatory blood pressure monitor, may offer advantages over routine hemodialysis unit blood pressure measurements for determining cardiovascular risk and treatment. This review discusses the available evidence and implications for clinicians and clinical trials.
Gov't Doc #: 22704141
DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.04.026
Journal: American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Blood Pressure Determination.methods
Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory.methods
Cardiovascular Diseases.etiology.prevention & control
Follow-Up Studies
Hypertension.etiology.prevention & control
Kidney Failure, Chronic.diagnosis.therapy
Long-Term Care
Monitoring, Physiologic.methods
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Renal Dialysis.adverse effects.methods
Reproducibility of Results
Risk Assessment
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