Ambulatory BP monitoring predicts mortality better than in-clinic measurement

M3 Global Newsdesk Jun 11, 2018

In a study of nearly 64,000 patients in Spain, researchers demonstrated that ambulatory monitoring of systolic blood pressure (BP) was a stronger predictor of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality than systolic pressure measured in the clinic.

 


“This research is a clear game-changer, as for the first time, it definitively shows that blood pressure measured regularly during a 24-hour period predicts the risk of heart disease, stroke, and death much better than blood...

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