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Control of hypertension in treated children and its association with target organ damage.

Authors
  • Seeman, Tomáš
  • Dostálek, Lukáš
  • Gilík, Jiří
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Hypertension
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2012
Volume
25
Issue
3
Pages
389–395
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1038/ajh.2011.218
PMID: 22089110
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This is the first pediatric study, to our knowledge, on BP control in hypertensive children using ABPM. It indicates that control of HT is inadequate in ~50% of treated children. Inadequate control of HT is associated with target organ damage in this population.

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