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Diurnal blood pressure variations and silent cerebrovascular damage in elderly patients with hypertension.

Authors
  • Shimada, K
  • Kawamoto, A
  • Matsubayashi, K
  • Nishinaga, M
  • Kimura, S
  • Ozawa, T
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Hypertension
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1992
Volume
10
Issue
8
Pages
875–878
Identifiers
PMID: 1325522
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

An absent or lower nocturnal blood pressure fall in elderly hypertensives is associated with silent cerebrovascular damage. In contrast, the presence of a nocturnal fall could prevent the development of hypertensive vascular damage.

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