ambulatory blood pressure monitoring


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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.
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Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring was performed during the last two placebo visits at 7-day intervals.
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring confirmed sustained hypertension in 30 of the 45 patients with OSAHS and office hypertension.
Therefore, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring should be available at all levels of the healthcare delivery chain.'
A systematic review comparing home and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring on blood pressure control and patient outcomes.
Diagnosis of hypertension using home or ambulatory blood pressure monitoring: comparison with the conventional strategy based on repeated clinic blood pressure measurements.
Through a 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, researchers discovered that ART adolescents had both a higher systolic and diastolic blood pressure than the control participants of natural conception at 119/71 mmHg versus 115/69, respectively.
Wainwright analyst Oren Livnat said that Antares Pharma reported "solid" Q1 results but "most importantly...finally explicitly confirmed a key aspect of the Xyosted filing," specifically that the company already conducted an ambulatory blood pressure monitoring study as part of the supplemental safety study ahead of the NDA submission.
The AASI was obtained from 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring records of all patients.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Pediatric ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) is not stable over time and should be repeated before hypertension is diagnosed, according to an investigation of 102 children at Seattle Children's Hospital.
UK-based health and environmental technology group Halma plc (LSE: HLMA) has acquired Brazilian ambulatory blood pressure monitoring specialist Cardios and a range of non-invasive blood pressure devices from CAS Medical Systems Inc., the company said.
Question: At present, the United States has limitations in the use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM), primarily related to cost implications.
[1.] Harianto H, Valente M, Hoetomo S, Anpalahan M (2014) The clinical utility of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM): a review.

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