White-Coat Hypertension Is Hypertension



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White-coat hypertension is hypertension.

The article in this issue from Puato et al1 in Padova, Italy, is important because it was prospective, with 5 years of follow-up, and the hypertensive patients were never treated. They showed that carotid intima-media thickness was greater at baseline in white-coat hypertensive subjects (WCHs), increased more during follow-up than in normotensive subjects, and was not different in WCHs with sus...

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The out-of-office assessment should preferably be done using 24-hour ambulatory BP [blood pressure] measurement (ABPM). A series of measurements with home BP measurement (HBPM) can be done if ABPM is not available or not tolerated by the patient (level II evidence). If the average of the out-of-office readings is normal, a diagnosis of WCH [white-coat hypertension] is made. Patients with WCH sh...

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عنوان ژورنال: Hypertension

سال: 2008

ISSN: 0194-911X,1524-4563

DOI: 10.1161/hypertensionaha.107.109660