ambulatory blood pressure monitoring


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ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)

the recording of a patient's blood pressure at regular intervals under normal living and working conditions.

ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

A non-invasive technique by which multiple indirect blood pressure readings can be obtained automatically for 1- to 3-day periods with minimal intrusion into a patient’s daily activities.

ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

Cardiology A noninvasive technique by which multiple indirect blood pressure readings can be obtained automatically for 1 to 3-day periods with minimal intrusion into a Pt's daily activities. See Holter monitor, Hypertension, Hypotension.

am·bu·la·to·ry blood pres·sure mon·i·tor·ing

(ambyū-lă-tōr'ē blŭd preshŭr mon'i-tŏr-ing)
Process of monitoring blood pressure while the patient is walking.

ambulatory blood pressure monitoring,

n measurement of a patient's blood pressure at regular intervals while the patient carries out daily activities.
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Segura J, Banegas JR, Ruilope LM (2014) Usefulness of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in daily clinical practice: Data from the Spanish ABPM registry.
You can't get around it: You need ambulatory blood pressure monitoring to make the best diagnosis" of hypertension, she explained.
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of global ambulatory blood pressure monitoring market for 2016-2020.
European Society of Hypertension practice guidelines for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring.
Some clinical researches has proved that increase of the casual pulse pressure is related with the left ventricle disfunction, while the study about the relationship between 24 hour mean pulse pressure and cardiac function by the method of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring was seldom reported.
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is often utilized in the healthcare setting for a multitude of indications including the evaluation of episodic hypertension.
Twenty-four hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring was done at baseline and at 8 weeks.
Follow-up 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring conducted 3 and 6 months after completing the acupuncture showed blood pressures had returned to pretreatment levels.
Twenty-four-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) is being increasingly used in the assessment of hypertension in all age groups.
SunTech Medical produces the leading cardiac stress test blood pressure monitor and is the world's foremost manufacturer of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring products.
1c] and mean 24-hour systolic blood pressure as measured by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, at week 12.

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