Martin G Myers

Summary

Affiliation: Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Automated blood pressure measurement in routine clinical practice
    Martin G Myers
    Schulich Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 11:59-62. 2006
  2. ncbi Blood pressure measurement and the guidelines: a proposed new algorithm for the diagnosis of hypertension
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Sunnybrook, Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 9:283-6. 2004
  3. ncbi New algorithm for the diagnosis of hypertension
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hypertens 18:1369-74. 2005
  4. ncbi The conventional versus automated measurement of blood pressure in the office (CAMBO) trial: masked hypertension sub-study
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hypertens 30:1937-41. 2012
  5. doi Conventional versus automated measurement of blood pressure in the office (CAMBO) trial
    Martin G Myers
    Schulich Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 29:376-82. 2012
  6. doi Optimum frequency of office blood pressure measurement using an automated sphygmomanometer
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre bInstitute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre cDepartment of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 13:333-8. 2008
  7. ncbi Comparison of two automated sphygmomanometers for use in the office setting
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 14:45-7. 2009
  8. pmc Conventional versus automated measurement of blood pressure in primary care patients with systolic hypertension: randomised parallel design controlled trial
    Martin G Myers
    Schulich Heart Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMJ 342:d286. 2011
  9. doi Automated office blood pressure
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:341-6. 2012
  10. ncbi Automated measurement of blood pressure in routine clinical practice
    Martin G Myers
    Shulech Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:267-70. 2007

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi Automated blood pressure measurement in routine clinical practice
    Martin G Myers
    Schulich Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 11:59-62. 2006
    ..To compare blood pressure measurements taken in routine clinical practice using an automated recorder, the BpTRU (VSM MedTech Ltd, Coquitlam, Canada), with readings taken by a conventional mercury sphygmomanometer...
  2. ncbi Blood pressure measurement and the guidelines: a proposed new algorithm for the diagnosis of hypertension
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Sunnybrook, Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 9:283-6. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi New algorithm for the diagnosis of hypertension
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hypertens 18:1369-74. 2005
    ..Out-of-office BP measurements are recommended, whenever feasible, to minimize both measurement error associated with mercury sphygmomanometry and the white coat effect experienced by some patients...
  4. ncbi The conventional versus automated measurement of blood pressure in the office (CAMBO) trial: masked hypertension sub-study
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hypertens 30:1937-41. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence of masked hypertension [normal office blood pressure (BP) with high awake ambulatory BP] using automated office BP (AOBP) or conventional manual office BP (MOBP) measurement in routine clinical practice...
  5. doi Conventional versus automated measurement of blood pressure in the office (CAMBO) trial
    Martin G Myers
    Schulich Heart Centre, Division of Cardiology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 29:376-82. 2012
    ..Effective strategies to identify office-induced hypertension in routine clinical practice are required to improve diagnosis and management of hypertension...
  6. doi Optimum frequency of office blood pressure measurement using an automated sphygmomanometer
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre bInstitute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre cDepartment of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 13:333-8. 2008
    ..To determine the optimum interval between serial blood pressure measurements using an automated BpTRU sphygmomanometer...
  7. ncbi Comparison of two automated sphygmomanometers for use in the office setting
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 14:45-7. 2009
    ..To compare readings obtained using two automated blood pressure (BP) recording devices, BpTRU and Omron 907, in a clinical setting...
  8. pmc Conventional versus automated measurement of blood pressure in primary care patients with systolic hypertension: randomised parallel design controlled trial
    Martin G Myers
    Schulich Heart Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMJ 342:d286. 2011
    ..To compare the quality and accuracy of manual office blood pressure and automated office blood pressure using the awake ambulatory blood pressure as a gold standard...
  9. doi Automated office blood pressure
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:341-6. 2012
    ..This article summarizes the currently available evidence supporting the use of AOBP in routine clinical practice and proposes an algorithm in which AOBP replaces manual BP for the diagnosis and management of hypertension...
  10. ncbi Automated measurement of blood pressure in routine clinical practice
    Martin G Myers
    Shulech Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:267-70. 2007
    ..Sufficient evidence now exists to consider incorporating automated office BP into an algorithm for diagnosing hypertension...
  11. doi Comparison between an automated and manual sphygmomanometer in a population survey
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hypertens 21:280-3. 2008
    ..Automated BP readings were compared with measurements taken by a mercury sphygmomanometer under standardized conditions in a random 10% sample...
  12. doi The 2011 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations for the management of hypertension: blood pressure measurement, diagnosis, assessment of risk, and therapy
    Doreen M Rabi
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:415-433.e1-2. 2011
    ..We also discussed the recent analyses that examined the association between angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) and cancer...
  13. doi Use of automated office blood pressure measurement to reduce the white coat response
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Ontario, Canada
    J Hypertens 27:280-6. 2009
    ..Consecutive patients referred from physicians in the community to an ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) monitoring unit in an academic hospital were included in the study...
  14. ncbi Persistence of the antihypertensive effect of low-dose combination therapy in mild hypertension
    Martin G Myers
    Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press 15:325-32. 2006
    ..6 +/- 9.6/-6.3 +/- 6.4 and -6.4 +/- 6.0/-3.9 +/- 4.2, respectively. Use of the "missed-dose" technique demonstrated persistence of an antihypertensive effect for perindopril 2 mg + indapamide 0.625 mg for up to 72 h after dosing...
  15. ncbi Current status of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
    Martin G Myers
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:1424-8. 2004
    ....
  16. doi Evaluation of an automated sphygmomanometer for use in the office setting
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 17:116-9. 2012
    ..To determine whether the WatchBP Office sphygmomanometer can be used to obtain automated office blood pressure (AOBP) readings that are similar to the awake ambulatory BP...
  17. ncbi Recent advances in automated blood pressure measurement
    Martin G Myers
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, A 202, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    Curr Hypertens Rep 10:355-8. 2008
    ..The principal finding from recent research into automated blood pressure measurement is that the presence of an observer during the actual reading in itself provokes the white coat response...
  18. doi Automated blood pressure measurement for diagnosing hypertension
    Martin G Myers
    Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 12:405-6. 2007
    ..The next step will be to incorporate automated office BP measurement into the algorithm for diagnosing hypertension. Recent studies support this approach with automated office BP readings being closely correlated with the ambulatory BP...
  19. doi A proposed algorithm for diagnosing hypertension using automated office blood pressure measurement
    Martin G Myers
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Toronto, Schulich Heart Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hypertens 28:703-8. 2010
    ..To validate an algorithm for the interpretation of automated office blood pressure (AOBP) measurement based upon data from untreated patients referred by physicians in the community for 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)...
  20. doi Can sphygmomanometers designed for self-measurement of blood pressure in the home be used in office practice?
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 15:300-4. 2010
    ..To examine the possibility of measuring automated office (AO) blood pressure (BP) using home BP recorders in place of the more expensive, fully automated devices designed specifically for professional use...
  21. doi Consistent relationship between automated office blood pressure recorded in different settings
    Martin G Myers
    Schulich Heart Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 14:108-11. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the consistency of automated self-measurement of BP in the office during repeat visits and in different settings. Automated office BP readings were also compared with the mean awake ambulatory BP...
  22. pmc Automated office blood pressure measurement in primary care
    Martin G Myers
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Department of Medicine, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
    Can Fam Physician 60:127-32. 2014
    ..To provide FPs with detailed knowledge of automated office blood pressure (AOBP) measurement, its potential role in primary care, and its proper use in the diagnosis and management of hypertension...
  23. doi The great myth of office blood pressure measurement
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hypertens 30:1894-8. 2012
    ..The advantages of AOBP over manual BP measurement support its use in routine clinical practice...
  24. ncbi Use of an automated blood pressure recording device, the BpTRU, to reduce the "white coat effect" in routine practice
    Martin G Myers
    Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hypertens 16:494-7. 2003
    ..This study examines the presence of a physician in the examining room as a possible factor in provoking a white coat effect...
  25. ncbi Methods for evaluating the duration of action of once-daily antihypertensive therapy
    Martin G Myers
    Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 8:161-3. 2003
    ..Use of the 'missed dose' technique makes it possible to demonstrate persistent reductions in BP beyond 24 h for drugs given on a once-daily basis...
  26. pmc Evaluation of a community-based automated blood pressure measuring device
    Jacqueline E Lewis
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario
    CMAJ 166:1145-8. 2002
    ..Automated devices are widely available in the community for people to measure their blood pressure. We assessed the accuracy and reproducibility of a brand of community-based automated device against the standard mercury sphygmomanometer...
  27. ncbi The 2001 Canadian recommendations for the management of hypertension: Part one--Assessment for diagnosis, cardiovascular risk, causes and lifestyle modification
    Kelly B Zarnke
    London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital Campus, London, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 18:604-24. 2002
    ..To provide updated, evidence-based recommendations for the assessment of the diagnosis, cardiovascular risk, identifiable causes and lifestyle modifications for adults with high blood pressure...
  28. ncbi Self-measurement of blood pressure in the office and at home
    Martin G Myers
    J Hypertens 21:2223-5. 2003
  29. pmc The 2007 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations for the management of hypertension: part 1- blood pressure measurement, diagnosis and assessment of risk
    Raj S Padwal
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can J Cardiol 23:529-38. 2007
    ..To provide updated, evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and assessment of adults with hypertension...
  30. ncbi The 2004 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations for the management of hypertension: Part I--Blood pressure measurement, diagnosis and assessment of risk
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:31-40. 2004
    ..To provide updated, evidence-based recommendations for the assessment of the diagnosis, cardiovascular risk and identifiable causes for adults with high blood pressure...
  31. pmc The 2008 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations for the management of hypertension: Part 1 - blood pressure measurement, diagnosis and assessment of risk
    Raj S Padwal
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:455-63. 2008
    ..To provide updated, evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and assessment of adults with hypertension...
  32. ncbi Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring for routine clinical practice
    Martin G Myers
    Hypertension 45:483-4. 2005
  33. pmc High normal blood pressure and prehypertension: the debate continues
    Peter Bolli
    Ambulatory Internal Medicine Teaching Clinic, St Catharines, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 23:581-3. 2007
    ..Besides annual follow-up, the Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommends lifestyle therapy for individuals with high normal blood pressure. Ongoing research will establish whether any further management is required...
  34. ncbi Leptin regulates neointima formation after arterial injury through mechanisms independent of blood pressure and the leptin receptor/STAT3 signaling pathways involved in energy balance
    Peter F Bodary
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:70-6. 2007
    ..The relevant cellular leptin receptor pools and signaling pathways involved in leptin-related vascular phenotypes in vivo are unclear...
  35. ncbi Primary prevention drug therapy: can it meet patients' requirements for reduced risk?
    Hilary A Llewellyn-Thomas
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755 3863, USA
    Med Decis Making 22:326-39. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi Gender influence on the dose-ranging of a low-dose perindopril-indapamide combination in hypertension: effect on systolic and pulse pressure
    Michel E Safar
    Medecine Interne 1, Hopital Broussais, Paris, France
    J Hypertens 20:1653-61. 2002
    ..A low-dose combination of perindopril (Per) and indapamide (Ind) has been shown to reduce more SBP than atenolol for the same DBP reduction. However, the possible influence of gender on this finding has never been tested...
  37. pmc Masked hypertension: a common but insidious presentation of hypertension
    D W McKay
    Division of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:617-20. 2006
    ..Physicians need to use careful clinical judgment to identify and treat subjects with masked hypertension. The present review discusses masked hypertension, its importance to clinical practice and some aspects of patient management...
  38. ncbi Differential effects of once-daily antihypertensive drugs on blood pressure, left ventricular mass and sympathetic activity: Nifedipine-GITS versus felodipine-ER versus enalapril
    Frans H H Leenen
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 18:1285-93. 2002
    ..However, some dihydropyridines, such as felodipine-extended release (ER), still increase sympathetic activity and may, therefore, be less effective in decreasing LV mass...
  39. pmc The 2006 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations for the management of hypertension: Part I--Blood pressure measurement, diagnosis and assessment of risk
    B R Hemmelgarn
    Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, and Foothills Hospital, 1403 29th Street Northwest, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:573-81. 2006
    ..To provide updated, evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and assessment of adults with high blood pressure...
  40. ncbi The 2005 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations for the management of hypertension: part 1- blood pressure measurement, diagnosis and assessment of risk
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:645-56. 2005
    ..To provide updated, evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and assessment of adults with high blood pressure (BP)...
  41. ncbi Effect of caffeine on blood pressure beyond the laboratory
    Martin G Myers
    Hypertension 43:724-5. 2004