Ramon C Hermida

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Affiliation: University of Vigo
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The individual RDH index: a novel vector index for statistical assessment of antihypertensive treatment reduction, duration, and homogeneity
    Mateo Aboy
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, Signal Theory and Communications Department, ETSIT, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Blood Press Monit 11:69-78. 2006
  2. pmc Bedtime dosing of antihypertensive medications reduces cardiovascular risk in CKD
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, E T S I Telecomunicación, Campus Universitario, Vigo Pontevedra 36310, Spain
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:2313-21. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the efficacy of morning versus evening administration of telmisartan in essential hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering Laboratory, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Hypertension 50:715-22. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Chronotherapy with nifedipine GITS in hypertensive patients: improved efficacy and safety with bedtime dosing
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 21:948-54. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Effects of time of antihypertensive treatment on ambulatory blood pressure and clinical characteristics of subjects with resistant hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 23:432-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Chronotherapeutics of conventional blood pressure-lowering medications: simple, low-cost means of improving management and treatment outcomes of hypertensive-related disorders
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Curr Hypertens Rep 16:412. 2014
  7. doi request reprint [2013 Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring recommendations for the diagnosis of adult hypertension, assessment of cardiovascular and other hypertension-associated risk, and attainment of therapeutic goals (summary). Joint recommendations from the Internat
    Ramon C Hermida
    Laboratorio de Bioingeniería y Cronobiología, Campus Universitario, Universidad de Vigo, Vigo, Pontevedra, Espana
    Clin Investig Arterioscler 25:74-82. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Chronotherapy improves blood pressure control and reduces vascular risk in CKD
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo 36310, Spain
    Nat Rev Nephrol 9:358-68. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk of essential hypertension: influence of class, number, and treatment-time regimen of hypertension medications
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:315-27. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure thresholds for diagnosis of hypertension in patients with and without type 2 diabetes based on cardiovascular outcomes
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:132-44. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint The individual RDH index: a novel vector index for statistical assessment of antihypertensive treatment reduction, duration, and homogeneity
    Mateo Aboy
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, Signal Theory and Communications Department, ETSIT, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Blood Press Monit 11:69-78. 2006
    ..The advantages of the reduction-duration-homogeneity index are demonstrated by several comparative examples...
  2. pmc Bedtime dosing of antihypertensive medications reduces cardiovascular risk in CKD
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, E T S I Telecomunicación, Campus Universitario, Vigo Pontevedra 36310, Spain
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:2313-21. 2011
    ..001). In conclusion, among patients with CKD and hypertension, taking at least one antihypertensive medication at bedtime improves control of BP and reduces the risk for cardiovascular events...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the efficacy of morning versus evening administration of telmisartan in essential hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering Laboratory, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Hypertension 50:715-22. 2007
    ..These results should be taken into account when prescribing this class of antihypertensive medication for treatment of essential hypertension...
  4. doi request reprint Chronotherapy with nifedipine GITS in hypertensive patients: improved efficacy and safety with bedtime dosing
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 21:948-54. 2008
    ..This trial investigated the administration-time dependent antihypertensive efficacy of the slow-release, once-a-day nifedipine gastrointestinal-therapeutic-system (GITS) formulation...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of time of antihypertensive treatment on ambulatory blood pressure and clinical characteristics of subjects with resistant hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 23:432-9. 2010
    ..Nondipping is partly related to the absence of 24-h therapeutic coverage in hypertensives treated with single morning doses...
  6. doi request reprint Chronotherapeutics of conventional blood pressure-lowering medications: simple, low-cost means of improving management and treatment outcomes of hypertensive-related disorders
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Curr Hypertens Rep 16:412. 2014
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  7. doi request reprint [2013 Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring recommendations for the diagnosis of adult hypertension, assessment of cardiovascular and other hypertension-associated risk, and attainment of therapeutic goals (summary). Joint recommendations from the Internat
    Ramon C Hermida
    Laboratorio de Bioingeniería y Cronobiología, Campus Universitario, Universidad de Vigo, Vigo, Pontevedra, Espana
    Clin Investig Arterioscler 25:74-82. 2013
    ..e., those who are elderly and obese, those with secondary or resistant hypertension, and those diagnosed with diabetes, CKD, metabolic syndrome, and sleep disorders. ..
  8. doi request reprint Chronotherapy improves blood pressure control and reduces vascular risk in CKD
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo 36310, Spain
    Nat Rev Nephrol 9:358-68. 2013
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  9. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk of essential hypertension: influence of class, number, and treatment-time regimen of hypertension medications
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:315-27. 2013
    ..These findings challenge the current belief of "residual CVD risk," as a bedtime-treatment regimen of current hypertension medications, even in risk-high patients, can reduce such risk...
  10. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure thresholds for diagnosis of hypertension in patients with and without type 2 diabetes based on cardiovascular outcomes
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:132-44. 2013
    ..This marked difference indicates the need for revision of current guidelines that propose diagnostic thresholds for ambulatory BP without differentiation between the presence/absence of diabetes...
  11. doi request reprint Role of time-of-day of hypertension treatment on the J-shaped relationship between blood pressure and cardiovascular risk
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:328-39. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint Sleep-time blood pressure: prognostic value and relevance as a therapeutic target for cardiovascular risk reduction
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:68-86. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint Comparison of ambulatory blood pressure parameters of hypertensive patients with and without chronic kidney disease
    Artemio Mojon
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:145-58. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Differences between men and women in ambulatory blood pressure thresholds for diagnosis of hypertension based on cardiovascular outcomes
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:221-32. 2013
    ..This marked sex difference indicates the need for revision of current guidelines that propose diagnostic thresholds for ambulatory BP without differentiation between men and women...
  15. doi request reprint Treatment-time regimen of hypertension medications significantly affects ambulatory blood pressure and clinical characteristics of patients with resistant hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:192-206. 2013
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  16. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring for the early identification of hypertension in pregnancy
    Diana E Ayala
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:233-59. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint Influence of age and hypertension treatment-time on ambulatory blood pressure in hypertensive patients
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:176-91. 2013
    ..These findings indicate that older age should be included among the conditions for which ABPM is recommended for proper cardiovascular risk assessment...
  18. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk of resistant hypertension: dependence on treatment-time regimen of blood pressure-lowering medications
    Diana E Ayala
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology LaboratoriesUniversity of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:340-52. 2013
    ..Among patients with resistant hypertension, ingestion of at least one hypertension medication at bedtime, compared with all medications upon waking, resulted in improved ambulatory BP control and fewer hard and soft CVD events...
  19. doi request reprint Chronotherapy with low-dose aspirin for prevention of complications in pregnancy
    Diana E Ayala
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:260-79. 2013
    ..ABPM evaluation at the first trimester of pregnancy provides sensitive endpoints for identification of women at high risk for preeclampsia who might benefit most from the cost-effective preventive intervention with timed low-dose ASA...
  20. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring: importance of sampling rate and duration--48 versus 24 hours--on the accurate assessment of cardiovascular risk
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:55-67. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint Administration-time differences in effects of hypertension medications on ambulatory blood pressure regulation
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:280-314. 2013
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  22. doi request reprint Blunted sleep-time relative blood pressure decline increases cardiovascular risk independent of blood pressure level--the "normotensive non-dipper" paradox
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:87-98. 2013
    ..Our findings also indicate the need to redefine the concepts of normotension/hypertension, so far established on the unique basis of BP level, mainly if not exclusively measured at the clinic, independently of circadian BP pattern...
  23. doi request reprint Sleep-time blood pressure as a therapeutic target for cardiovascular risk reduction in type 2 diabetes
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 25:325-34. 2012
    ..e., ambulatory blood pressure monitoring for prediction of cardiovascular events) with diabetes whether reduced cardiovascular risk is more related to the progressive decrease of awake vs. asleep BP...
  24. doi request reprint Sleep-time blood pressure and the prognostic value of isolated-office and masked hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 25:297-305. 2012
    ..We evaluated the impact of sleep-time BP in the prognostic value of isolated-office and masked hypertension...
  25. doi request reprint Association of metabolic syndrome and blood pressure nondipping profile in untreated hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 22:307-13. 2009
    ..Moreover, nondipping (patients with <10% decline in the asleep relative to the awake blood pressure (BP) mean) has also been associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  26. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure control with bedtime aspirin administration in subjects with prehypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 22:896-903. 2009
    ..Accordingly, we investigated the effects on ambulatory BP of aspirin administered at different times of the day in prehypertension...
  27. doi request reprint Comparison of the effects on ambulatory blood pressure of awakening versus bedtime administration of torasemide in essential hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 25:950-70. 2008
    ..The difference in antihypertensive efficacy as a function of the circadian dosing-time of torasemide here documented should be taken into account when prescribing this loop diuretic to treat essential hypertensive patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Chronotherapy improves blood pressure control and reverts the nondipper pattern in patients with resistant hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Hypertension 51:69-76. 2008
    ..001). Results indicate that, in resistant hypertension, time of treatment may be more important for blood pressure control and for the proper modeling of the circadian blood pressure pattern than just changing the drug combination...
  29. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in the prediction of cardiovascular events and effects of chronotherapy: rationale and design of the MAPEC study
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra 36200, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 24:749-75. 2007
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  30. doi request reprint Influence of circadian time of hypertension treatment on cardiovascular risk: results of the MAPEC study
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 27:1629-51. 2010
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  31. doi request reprint Chronotherapy with the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor ramipril in essential hypertension: improved blood pressure control with bedtime dosing
    Ramon C Hermida
    ETSI Telecomunicacion, Vigo, Spain
    Hypertension 54:40-6. 2009
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  32. doi request reprint Reduction of morning blood pressure surge after treatment with nifedipine GITS at bedtime, but not upon awakening, in essential hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Blood Press Monit 14:152-9. 2009
    ..This trial investigated the antihypertensive efficacy and effects on the morning BP surge of awakening versus bedtime administration of nifedipine in essential hypertension...
  33. doi request reprint Decreasing sleep-time blood pressure determined by ambulatory monitoring reduces cardiovascular risk
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1165-73. 2011
    ..We investigated whether reduced cardiovascular risk is more related to the progressive decrease of asleep or awake blood pressure...
  34. doi request reprint Chronotherapy with valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination in essential hypertension: improved sleep-time blood pressure control with bedtime dosing
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 28:601-10. 2011
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  35. doi request reprint Relationship between metabolic syndrome, circadian treatment time, and blood pressure non-dipping profile in essential hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 28:509-19. 2011
    ..Even in the presence of MS, treatment at bedtime is significantly associated with lower prevalence of a high-risk non-dipper BP profile...
  36. pmc Influence of time of day of blood pressure-lowering treatment on cardiovascular risk in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Diabetes Care 34:1270-6. 2011
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  37. doi request reprint Circadian rhythms in blood pressure regulation and optimization of hypertension treatment with ACE inhibitor and ARB medications
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 24:383-91. 2011
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  38. doi request reprint Chronotherapy with valsartan/amlodipine fixed combination: improved blood pressure control of essential hypertension with bedtime dosing
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 27:1287-303. 2010
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  39. doi request reprint Administration-time-dependent effects of spirapril on ambulatory blood pressure in uncomplicated essential hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering Laboratory, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 27:560-74. 2010
    ..These administration-time-dependent effects of spirapril seem to be a class-related feature, and may be associated with the nocturnal activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system...
  40. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation of blood pressure: the basis for the chronotherapy of hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, 36200 Spain
    Adv Drug Deliv Rev 59:904-22. 2007
    ..The features of the circadian BP profile have direct implications for improving the drug-delivery of antihypertensive therapies as well as the qualification of patients for medication trials and assessment...
  41. ncbi request reprint Chronotherapy of hypertension: administration-time-dependent effects of treatment on the circadian pattern of blood pressure
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, 36200 Spain
    Adv Drug Deliv Rev 59:923-39. 2007
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  42. ncbi request reprint Dose- and administration time-dependent effects of nifedipine gits on ambulatory blood pressure in hypertensive subjects
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 24:471-93. 2007
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  43. ncbi request reprint Chronotherapy in hypertensive patients: administration-time dependent effects of treatment on blood pressure regulation
    Ramon C Hermida
    University of Vigo, Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 5:463-75. 2007
    ..Chronotherapy provides a means of individualizing the treatment of hypertension according to the circadian BP profile of each patient, and constitutes a new option to optimize BP control and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Influence of measurement duration and frequency on ambulatory blood pressure monitoring]
    Ramon C Hermida
    Laboratorio de Bioingeniería y Cronobiología, Universidad de Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 60:131-8. 2007
    ..We investigated the effect of measurement duration and frequency on the diagnostic blood pressure values obtained by ambulatory monitoring...
  45. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure-lowering effects of valsartan and enalapril after a missed dose in previously untreated patients with hypertension: a prospective, randomized, open-label, blinded end-point trial
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Clin Ther 30:108-20. 2008
    ..Individuals with this frequency of missed doses may be at increased risk for a cardiovascular event and may have a poorer long-term prognosis...
  46. doi request reprint Administration-time-dependent effects of olmesartan on the ambulatory blood pressure of essential hypertension patients
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 26:61-79. 2009
    ..These administration-time-dependent effects should be taken into account when prescribing ARB medications for treatment of essential hypertension...
  47. ncbi request reprint Administration time-dependent effects of valsartan on ambulatory blood pressure in hypertensive subjects
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Labs, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Hypertension 42:283-90. 2003
    ..They also suggest that time of treatment can be chosen according to the dipper status of a patient to optimize the effect of antihypertensive therapy, an issue that deserves further investigation...
  48. ncbi request reprint Administration time-dependent effects of valsartan on ambulatory blood pressure in elderly hypertensive subjects
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 22:755-76. 2005
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  49. ncbi request reprint Treatment of non-dipper hypertension with bedtime administration of valsartan
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo and Hypertension and Vascular Risk Unit, Hospital Clinico Universitario, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    J Hypertens 23:1913-22. 2005
    ..Previous results have indicated that valsartan administration at bedtime, as opposed to upon wakening, may improve the diurnal: nocturnal ratio of blood pressure without loss in 24-h coverage and efficacy...
  50. doi request reprint Circadian pattern of ambulatory blood pressure in hypertensive patients with and without type 2 diabetes
    Diana E Ayala
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:99-115. 2013
    ..These collective findings indicate that diabetes should be included among the clinical conditions for which ABPM is recommended for proper CVD risk assessment...
  51. ncbi request reprint Administration time-dependent effects of aspirin on blood pressure in untreated hypertensive patients
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, E T S I Telecomunicación, University of Vigo, Vigo, Pontevedra 36200, Spain
    Hypertension 41:1259-67. 2003
    ..The influence of aspirin on blood pressure demonstrated in this study indicates the need to quantify and control for aspirin effects in patients using this drug in combination with antihypertensive medication...
  52. ncbi request reprint Decrease in urinary albumin excretion associated with the normalization of nocturnal blood pressure in hypertensive subjects
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering Laboratory, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Hypertension 46:960-8. 2005
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  53. doi request reprint Administration-time-dependent effects of hypertension treatment on ambulatory blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Juan J Crespo
    Centro de Salud de Bembrive, Gerencia de Atención Primaria de Vigo, Servicio Galego de Saude, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:159-75. 2013
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  54. ncbi request reprint Effects of time of day of treatment on ambulatory blood pressure pattern of patients with resistant hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering Laboratory, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Spain
    Hypertension 46:1053-9. 2005
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  55. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical characteristics of isolated-office and true resistant hypertension determined by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
    María T Ríos
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:207-20. 2013
    ..Accordingly, ABPM should be regarded as a clinical requirement for proper diagnosis of true RH...
  56. ncbi request reprint Modeling the circadian variability of ambulatorily monitored blood pressure by multiple-component analysis
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering Laboratory, E T S I Telecomunicación, University of Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 19:461-81. 2002
    ..Departure from this model could characterize overt pathology, as recently demonstrated in the diagnosis of preeclampsia...
  57. ncbi request reprint Administration-time-dependent effects of doxazosin GITS on ambulatory blood pressure of hypertensive subjects
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 21:277-96. 2004
    ..Knowledge of the chronopharmacology of doxazosin GITS is key to optimizing the efficiency of its BP-lowering effect, and this must be taken into consideration when prescribing this medication to patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Administration-time-dependent effects of antihypertensive treatment on the circadian pattern of blood pressure
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo Pontevedra 36200, Spain
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 14:453-9. 2005
    ..Accordingly, there is growing interest in how to tailor the treatment of hypertensive patients according to their circadian blood-pressure pattern...
  59. ncbi request reprint Differences in circadian blood pressure variability during gestation between healthy and complicated pregnancies
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 16:200-8. 2003
    ..We examined and compared characteristics of circadian variability in BP in women with both healthy and complicated pregnancies who were systematically monitored throughout gestation...
  60. ncbi request reprint Differing administration time-dependent effects of aspirin on blood pressure in dipper and non-dipper hypertensives
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering Laboratory, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Spain
    Hypertension 46:1060-8. 2005
    ..The timed administration of low-dose aspirin could thus provide a valuable approach, beyond prevention of cardiovascular disease, in the blood pressure control of patients with mild hypertension...
  61. ncbi request reprint Circadian blood pressure variability in normotensive pregnant women as a function of parity, maternal age, and stage of gestation
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 22:321-41. 2005
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  62. ncbi request reprint [Prospective evaluation of the hyperbaric-tolerance test for the diagnosis of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia]
    Ramon C Hermida
    Laboratorio de Bioingeniería y Cronobiología, Universidad de Vigo, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:161-8. 2004
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  63. ncbi request reprint The tolerance-hyperbaric test: a chronobiologic approach for improved diagnosis of hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, 36200, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 19:1183-211. 2002
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  64. ncbi request reprint Circadian time-qualified tolerance intervals for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in the diagnosis of hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering Laboratory, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 21:147-60. 2004
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  65. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation of fibrinogen in dipper and nondipper hypertensive patients
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Circulation 108:1101-6. 2003
    ..The lack of nocturnal decline in blood pressure has also been associated with an increase in cardiovascular events. Accordingly, we have compared the yearly variation of plasma fibrinogen in dipper and nondipper hypertensive patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the extent and duration of the "ABPM effect" in hypertensive patients
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering Laboratory, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:710-7. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to test and quantify the extent and duration over time of a possible pressor effect due to ambulatory monitoring...
  67. ncbi request reprint Administration time-dependent influence of aspirin on blood pressure in pregnant women
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering Laboratory, University of Vigo, Spain
    Hypertension 41:651-6. 2003
    ..Timed use of aspirin at low dose effectively contributes to blood pressure control in women at high risk for preeclampsia...
  68. doi request reprint Circadian pattern of ambulatory blood pressure in untreated hypertensive patients with and without metabolic syndrome
    Diana E Ayala
    Bioengineering Laboratory, University of Vigo Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 26:1189-205. 2009
    ..These collective findings indicate that MS should be included among the clinical situations in which ambulatory BP monitoring is recommended...
  69. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of the tolerance-hyperbaric test for diagnosing hypertension in pregnancy
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, 36200, Spain
    J Hypertens 22:565-72. 2004
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  70. ncbi request reprint Differences in circadian pattern of ambulatory pulse pressure between healthy and complicated pregnancies
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, ETSI Telecomunicacion, Campus Universitario, Vigo 36200, Spain
    Hypertension 44:316-21. 2004
    ..Moreover, ambulatory pulse pressure provides higher sensitivity than clinic measurements for the diagnosis of hypertension in pregnancy...
  71. ncbi request reprint Reference thresholds for 24-h, diurnal, and nocturnal ambulatory blood pressure mean values in pregnancy
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, 36200, Spain
    Blood Press Monit 10:33-41. 2005
    ..This prospective study examines previously derived reference thresholds for the 24-h, diurnal, and nocturnal mean of blood pressure as potential screening tests for the diagnosis of hypertension in pregnancy...
  72. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythm of blood pressure challenges office values as the "gold standard" in the diagnosis of gestational hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 20:135-56. 2003
    ..715). In pregnancy, the hyperbaric index is markedly superior to office BP measurements for diagnosis of what should be truly considered gestational hypertension, and for prediction of the outcome of pregnancy...
  73. ncbi request reprint Relationship between physical activity and blood pressure in dipper and non-dipper hypertensive patients
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, 36200, Spain
    J Hypertens 20:1097-104. 2002
    ..Moreover, the non-dipping status has been frequently related to an increase in nocturnal activity, differences in quality of sleep, or both...
  74. ncbi request reprint Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on ambulatory blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    Blood Press Monit 9:193-202. 2004
    ..Accordingly, we have investigated the effects of CPAP on blood pressure and on the potential reversal of the diagnosis of hypertension in patients with OSA evaluated repeatedly by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring...
  75. doi request reprint 2013 Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Recommendations for the Diagnosis of Adult Hypertension, Assessment of Cardiovascular and other Hypertension-associated Risk, and Attainment of Therapeutic Goals
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 30:355-410. 2013
    ..e., those who are elderly and obese, those with secondary or resistant hypertension, and those diagnosed with diabetes, CKD, metabolic syndrome, and sleep disorders. (Author Correspondence: rhermida@uvigo.es or prf@unife.it )...
  76. ncbi request reprint Chronotherapy of hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, 36200, Spain
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:501-5. 2004
    ..g. the accelerated morning rise and nighttime decline during sleep, plus potential administration circadian time determinants of the pharmacokinetics and dynamics of antihypertensive medications...
  77. ncbi request reprint Aspirin administered at bedtime, but not on awakening, has an effect on ambulatory blood pressure in hypertensive patients
    Ramon C Hermida
    Department of Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:975-83. 2005
    ..The purpose of this research was to investigate in untreated hypertensive patients the effects on ambulatory blood pressure (BP) of aspirin (ASA) administered at different times of the day...
  78. doi request reprint Sex differences in the administration-time-dependent effects of low-dose aspirin on ambulatory blood pressure in hypertensive subjects
    Diana E Ayala
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo 36310, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 27:345-62. 2010
    ..This timed administration of low-dose aspirin could provide a cost-effective valuable approach for BP control and potential added cardiovascular protection, especially in hypertensive women...
  79. ncbi request reprint Methods for comparison of parameters from longitudinal rhythmometric models with multiple components
    Jose R Fernandez
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, ETSI Telecomunicacion, Campus Universitario, Vigo Pontevedra, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 20:495-513. 2003
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of ambulatory blood pressure measurements for the diagnosis of hypertension in pregnancy
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo 36200, Spain
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2:375-91. 2004
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Comparison of parameters from rhythmometric models with multiple components on hybrid data
    Jose R Fernandez
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Labs, ETSI Telecomunicacion, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 21:469-84. 2004
    ..These tests for comparison of parameters among populations are a needed tool when modeling the nonsinusoidal rhythmic behavior of hybrid data by population multiple component analysis...
  82. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of office and ambulatory blood pressure measurements in pregnancy
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Hypertension 40:298-303. 2002
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Sampling requirements for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in the diagnosis of hypertension in pregnancy
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, E T S I Telecomunicación, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Hypertension 42:619-24. 2003
    ..This study demonstrates that reproducibility of mean blood pressure values is more dependent on duration of sampling than on sampling rate...
  84. ncbi request reprint [Administration-time dependent effects of acetyl-salicylic acid on blood pressure in patients with mild essential hypertension]
    Ramon C Hermida
    Laboratorio de Bioingeniería y Cronobiología Universidad de Vigo Pontevedra España
    Med Clin (Barc) 120:686-92. 2003
    ..This pilot study investigated the effects of AAS on blood pressure in hypertensive patients under no antihypertensive treatment who received AAS at different day times according to their rest-activity cycle...
  85. ncbi request reprint [Circadian blood pressure variation in normal pregnancy, gestational hypertension, and preeclampsia]
    Ramon C Hermida
    Laboratorio de Bioingeniería y Cronobiología Universidad de Vigo Pontevedra España
    Med Clin (Barc) 120:521-8. 2003
    ....