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|Title:||Hypertension, blood pressure variability, and target organ lesion|
Angelis, Kátia De
Santos, Fernando dos
Dartora, Daniela R.
Consolim-Colombo, Fernanda Marciano
|Abstract:||Hypertensive patients have a higher risk of developing health complications, particularly cardiovascular (CV) events, than individuals with normal blood pressure (BP). Severity of complications depends on the magnitude of BP elevation and other CV risk factors associated with the target organ damage. Therefore, BP control and management of organ damage may contribute to reduce this risk. BP variability (BPV) has been considered a physiological marker of autonomic nervous system control and may be implicated in increased CV risk in hypertension. This review will present some evidence relating BPV and target organ damage in hypertension in clinical and experimental settings|
|Appears in Collections:||FEF - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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