Blood pressure measurement, blood vessels and treatment of hypertension

Blood pressure measurement, blood vessels and treatment of hypertension Editor’s Corner Blood pressure measurement, blood vessels and treatment of hypertension Alberto Zanchetti ost of the articles in the current issue of the Journal mean arterial pressure, total cholesterol and hip circumfer- of Hypertension have investigated aspects of ence. In a cross-sectional analysis of normotensive and M blood pressure (BP) measurement, blood vessel untreated hypertensive participants in the CARTaGENE pathophysiology and antihypertensive treatment. population cohort, Lepeytre et al. (pp. 495–501) find serum In the last 30 years, several organizations have devel- uric acid levels are associated with both central and periph- oped separate protocols for the necessary clinical validation eral steady, but not pulsatile, BP, regardless of sex. In a of BP-measuring devices. Recently, however, an interna- prospective population study (4251 Chinese individuals tional initiative was taken by the United States Association randomly selected, followed for 4.4 years), Lu et al. for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), (pp. 528–536) have investigated whether brachial-ankle the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and the Inter- (ba) PWV can improve prediction of cardiovascular events national Organization for Standardization (ISO) experts to over and beyond BP, and report a marginally increased develop a universal standard for device validation. The prediction over mean BP, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Hypertension Wolters Kluwer Health

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Copyright © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Editor’s Corner Blood pressure measurement, blood vessels and treatment of hypertension Alberto Zanchetti ost of the articles in the current issue of the Journal mean arterial pressure, total cholesterol and hip circumfer- of Hypertension have investigated aspects of ence. In a cross-sectional analysis of normotensive and M blood pressure (BP) measurement, blood vessel untreated hypertensive participants in the CARTaGENE pathophysiology and antihypertensive treatment. population cohort, Lepeytre et al. (pp. 495–501) find serum In the last 30 years, several organizations have devel- uric acid levels are associated with both central and periph- oped separate protocols for the necessary clinical validation eral steady, but not pulsatile, BP, regardless of sex. In a of BP-measuring devices. Recently, however, an interna- prospective population study (4251 Chinese individuals tional initiative was taken by the United States Association randomly selected, followed for 4.4 years), Lu et al. for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), (pp. 528–536) have investigated whether brachial-ankle the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and the Inter- (ba) PWV can improve prediction of cardiovascular events national Organization for Standardization (ISO) experts to over and beyond BP, and report a marginally increased develop a universal standard for device validation. The prediction over mean BP,

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Journal of HypertensionWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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