blood pressure load

blood pressure load

During ambulatory (outpatient) blood pressure monitoring, the amount of time that a patient's systolic or diastolic blood pressure exceeds normal values.
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Relevance of the trough-to-peak ratio to the 24 h blood pressure LOAD.
Assessment of the daily blood pressure LOAD as a determinant of cardiac function in patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension.
A report is generated containing all blood pressure readings for the testing period, heart rate, mean arterial pressure, blood pressure load, and summary statistics for overall 24-hour, daytime, and nighttime periods.
15-19) The collective results of these studies show that ABPM measurements such as blood pressure load and dipping status correlate more closely to these surrogates of cerebrovascular and cardiovascular disease than office blood pressure.
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