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Autonomic dysfunction and ambulatory blood pressure in renal transplant recipients.

Authors
  • McGregor, D O
  • Olsson, C
  • Lynn, K L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Transplantation Journal
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
May 15, 2001
Volume
71
Issue
9
Pages
1277–1281
Identifiers
PMID: 11397962
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Nondipping is common after RT but is not related to the degree of autonomic dysfunction. These findings suggest that autonomic dysfunction is not a major contributor to nondipping in ESRD. In RT patients, ABPM is a more sensitive measure of hypertension and a stronger predictor of LVMI than clinic BP.

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