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Prognostic significance of the morning blood pressure surge in clinical practice: a systematic review.

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BACKGROUND: An exaggerated morning blood pressure surge (MBPS) may be associated with stroke and other cardiovascular events, but the threshold at which an MBPS becomes pathological is unclear. This study aimed to systematically review the existing literature and establish the most appropriate definition of pathological MBPS. METHODS: A MEDLINE search strategy was adapted for a range of literature databases to identify all prospective studies relating an exaggerated MBPS to cardiovascular end...

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10.1093/ajh/hpu104

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Sheppard, JP More by this author
Hodgkinson, J More by this author
Bayliss, S More by this author
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Journal:
American journal of hypertension
Volume:
28
Issue:
1
Pages:
30-41
Publication date:
2015-01-05
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EISSN:
1941-7225
ISSN:
0895-7061
URN:
uuid:e3774df6-9660-4252-8cea-2a90d9531dba
Source identifiers:
486822
Local pid:
pubs:486822

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