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Differential control of systolic and diastolic blood pressure in blacks with essential hypertension.

Authors
  • Ayodele, Olugbenga E
  • Alebiosu, C Olutayo
  • Salako, Babatunde L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the National Medical Association
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2004
Volume
96
Issue
3
Pages
310–314
Identifiers
PMID: 15040512
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Systolic blood pressure is less frequently controlled than diastolic blood pressure in Nigerians treated for primary hypertension. This may increase the patient's risk of developing stroke, and cardiovascular and renal complications.

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