blood pressure determination

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Summary: Techniques for measuring blood pressure.

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  1. ncbi The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure: the JNC 7 report
    Aram V Chobanian
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 289:2560-72. 2003
  2. ncbi Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: Part 1: blood pressure measurement in humans: a statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Cou
    Thomas G Pickering
    Hypertension 45:142-61. 2005
  3. ncbi Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: part 1: blood pressure measurement in humans: a statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Cou
    Thomas G Pickering
    Circulation 111:697-716. 2005
  4. ncbi Prognostic value of ambulatory and home blood pressures compared with office blood pressure in the general population: follow-up results from the Pressioni Arteriose Monitorate e Loro Associazioni (PAMELA) study
    Roberto Sega
    Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, Universita Milano Bicocca, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy
    Circulation 111:1777-83. 2005
  5. ncbi Superiority of ambulatory over clinic blood pressure measurement in predicting mortality: the Dublin outcome study
    Eamon Dolan
    ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
    Hypertension 46:156-61. 2005
  6. ncbi Predicting cardiovascular risk using conventional vs ambulatory blood pressure in older patients with systolic hypertension. Systolic Hypertension in Europe Trial Investigators
    J A Staessen
    Department of Molecular and Cardiovascular Research, University of Louvain, Leuven, Belgium
    JAMA 282:539-46. 1999
  7. ncbi Central pressure more strongly relates to vascular disease and outcome than does brachial pressure: the Strong Heart Study
    Mary J Roman
    Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hypertension 50:197-203. 2007
  8. ncbi Control of blood pressure as measured at home and office, and comparison with physicians' assessment of control among treated hypertensive patients in Japan: First Report of the Japan Home versus Office Blood Pressure Measurement Evaluation (J-HOME) study
    Takayoshi Ohkubo
    Department of Planning for Drug Development and Clinical Evaluation, Tohoku University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Science and Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 27:755-63. 2004
  9. ncbi Cardiovascular prognosis of "masked hypertension" detected by blood pressure self-measurement in elderly treated hypertensive patients
    Guillaume Bobrie
    Service d hypertension artérielle, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
    JAMA 291:1342-9. 2004
  10. ncbi Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals. Part 2: Blood pressure measurement in experimental animals: a statement for professionals from the subcommittee of professional and public education of the American Heart A
    Theodore W Kurtz
    Hypertension 45:299-310. 2005

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  1. ncbi The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure: the JNC 7 report
    Aram V Chobanian
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 289:2560-72. 2003
    ..Empathy builds trust and is a potent motivator. Finally, in presenting these guidelines, the committee recognizes that the responsible physician's judgment remains paramount...
  2. ncbi Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: Part 1: blood pressure measurement in humans: a statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Cou
    Thomas G Pickering
    Hypertension 45:142-61. 2005
    ..There is increasing evidence that a failure of blood pressure to fall during the night may be associated with increased risk. In obese patients and children, the use of an appropriate cuff size is of paramount importance...
  3. ncbi Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: part 1: blood pressure measurement in humans: a statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Cou
    Thomas G Pickering
    Circulation 111:697-716. 2005
    ..There is increasing evidence that a failure of blood pressure to fall during the night may be associated with increased risk. In obese patients and children, the use of an appropriate cuff size is of paramount importance...
  4. ncbi Prognostic value of ambulatory and home blood pressures compared with office blood pressure in the general population: follow-up results from the Pressioni Arteriose Monitorate e Loro Associazioni (PAMELA) study
    Roberto Sega
    Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, Universita Milano Bicocca, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy
    Circulation 111:1777-83. 2005
    ..Much less information is available in the general population, however. Obtaining this information was the purpose of the Pressioni Arteriose Monitorate e Loro Associazioni (PAMELA) study...
  5. ncbi Superiority of ambulatory over clinic blood pressure measurement in predicting mortality: the Dublin outcome study
    Eamon Dolan
    ADAPT Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
    Hypertension 46:156-61. 2005
    ..These results have 2 important clinical messages: ambulatory measurement of blood pressure is superior to clinic measurement in predicting cardiovascular mortality, and nighttime blood pressure is the most potent predictor of outcome...
  6. ncbi Predicting cardiovascular risk using conventional vs ambulatory blood pressure in older patients with systolic hypertension. Systolic Hypertension in Europe Trial Investigators
    J A Staessen
    Department of Molecular and Cardiovascular Research, University of Louvain, Leuven, Belgium
    JAMA 282:539-46. 1999
    ..The clinical use of ambulatory blood pressure (BP) monitoring requires further validation in prospective outcome studies...
  7. ncbi Central pressure more strongly relates to vascular disease and outcome than does brachial pressure: the Strong Heart Study
    Mary J Roman
    Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hypertension 50:197-203. 2007
    ..These findings support prospective examination of use of central blood pressure as a treatment target in future trials...
  8. ncbi Control of blood pressure as measured at home and office, and comparison with physicians' assessment of control among treated hypertensive patients in Japan: First Report of the Japan Home versus Office Blood Pressure Measurement Evaluation (J-HOME) study
    Takayoshi Ohkubo
    Department of Planning for Drug Development and Clinical Evaluation, Tohoku University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Science and Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 27:755-63. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that an important reason why home and office BP values are not adequately controlled is that physicians approve relatively higher BP levels under treatment, even among middle-aged patients...
  9. ncbi Cardiovascular prognosis of "masked hypertension" detected by blood pressure self-measurement in elderly treated hypertensive patients
    Guillaume Bobrie
    Service d hypertension artérielle, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
    JAMA 291:1342-9. 2004
    ..In contrast, the use of home BP measurement improves measurement precision and reproducibility. However, data about its prognostic value are lacking...
  10. ncbi Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals. Part 2: Blood pressure measurement in experimental animals: a statement for professionals from the subcommittee of professional and public education of the American Heart A
    Theodore W Kurtz
    Hypertension 45:299-310. 2005
    ..Selection of the methods to be used should ultimately be guided by the study objectives to insure that the techniques chosen are appropriate for the experimental questions being explored...
  11. ncbi Masked hypertension
    Thomas G Pickering
    Hypertension 40:795-6. 2002
  12. ncbi Measuring blood pressure for decision making and quality reporting: where and how many measures?
    Benjamin J Powers
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:781-8, W-289-90. 2011
    ..The optimal setting and number of blood pressure (BP) measurements that should be used for clinical decision making and quality reporting are uncertain...
  13. ncbi Quality improvement strategies for hypertension management: a systematic review
    Judith M E Walsh
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Care 44:646-57. 2006
    ..Care remains suboptimal for many patients with hypertension...
  14. ncbi Validation of a new algorithm for the BPM-100 electronic oscillometric office blood pressure monitor
    J M Wright
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 6:161-5. 2001
    ..To test the accuracy of a new algorithm for the BPM-100, an automated oscillometric blood pressure (BP) monitor, using stored data from an independently conducted validation trial comparing the BPM-100(Beta) with a mercury sphygmomanometer...
  15. ncbi Prediction of stroke by self-measurement of blood pressure at home versus casual screening blood pressure measurement in relation to the Joint National Committee 7 classification: the Ohasama study
    Kei Asayama
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Tohoku University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Science and Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Stroke 35:2356-61. 2004
    ..To compare the predictive power of self-measured home blood pressure (HBP) and casual blood pressure (CBP) for stroke risk in relation to the Joint National Committee 7 (JNC-7) classification...
  16. ncbi Noninvasive continuous or intermittent blood pressure and heart rate patient monitoring in the ED
    Richard M Nowak
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Health, System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:782-9. 2011
    ..Novel noninvasive finger cuff technology allows this same uninterrupted monitoring for almost any individual. This exploratory study compares ED noninvasive continuous to intermittent measurements of these variables...
  17. ncbi Arterial blood pressure measurement and pulse wave analysis--their role in enhancing cardiovascular assessment
    Alberto P Avolio
    The Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Physiol Meas 31:R1-47. 2010
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  18. ncbi Blood pressure measurement method and inter-arm differences: a meta-analysis
    Willem J Verberk
    Microlife Corporation, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Hypertens 24:1201-8. 2011
    ..Screening for inter-arm difference (IAD) of blood pressure (BP) at each first visit is recommended by numerous guidelines whereas it is unclear whether the method by which IAD is measured has significant influence on the IAD value...
  19. ncbi Estimating the generalized concordance correlation coefficient through variance components
    Josep L Carrasco
    Bioestadistica, Departament de Salut Publica, Universitat de Barcelona, Facultat de Medicina, Casanova, 143 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Biometrics 59:849-58. 2003
    ..A simulation study is carried out to compare the variance components approach with the moment method. The importance of adjusting by confounding covariates is illustrated with a case example...
  20. ncbi Antihypertensive treatment based on conventional or ambulatory blood pressure measurement. A randomized controlled trial. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring and Treatment of Hypertension Investigators
    J A Staessen
    Hypertensie en Cardiovasculaire Revalidatie Eenheid, Departement voor Moleculair en Cardiovasculaire Onderzoek, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    JAMA 278:1065-72. 1997
    ..Ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) monitoring is used increasingly in clinical practice, but how it affects treatment of blood pressure has not been determined...
  21. ncbi Prospective evaluation of a method for estimating ascending aortic pressure from the radial artery pressure waveform
    A L Pauca
    Anesthesiology Departmen, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
    Hypertension 38:932-7. 2001
    ..5+/-7.3 and 15.1+/-7.3 mm Hg for nitroglycerin). Use of a generalized transfer function to synthesize radial artery pressure waveforms can provide substantially equivalent values of aortic systolic, pulse, mean, and diastolic pressures...
  22. ncbi Reverse correlation between ankle-brachial index and left ventricular hypertrophy in patients on maintenance haemodialysis
    Wencheng Fu
    Department of Nephrology, Center of Kidney Disease, Changzheng Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
    Nephrology (Carlton) 11:9-14. 2006
    ..Ankle-brachial index (ABI) has been recently demonstrated to be a predictor for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in MHD Patients. The main objective of the present study is to see whether ABI is correlated with LVH in MHD patients...
  23. pmc Is longitudinal pulse pressure a better predictor of 24-hour urinary albumin excretion than other indices of blood pressure?
    S Morteza Farasat
    MedStar Research Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Hypertension 55:415-21. 2010
    ..The pulsatile component of BP confers the highest risk for BP-induced renal microvascular injury. Future studies should examine whether PP reduction provides additional renoprotection beyond that attained by conventional BP goals alone...
  24. ncbi Comparison of aortic pulse wave velocity measured by three techniques: Complior, SphygmoCor and Arteriograph
    Marek W Rajzer
    1st Department of Cardiology and Hypertension, Institute of Cardiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
    J Hypertens 26:2001-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to compare aortic pulse wave velocity measurements using Complior, SphygmoCor, and Arteriograph devices, and to assess the effect of pulse wave transit time and traveled distance on pulse wave velocity values...
  25. ncbi Prevalence of and risk factors for peripheral arterial disease in the United States: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2000
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circulation 110:738-43. 2004
    ..Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality and is an important marker of subclinical coronary heart disease. However, estimates of PAD prevalence in the general US population have varied widely...
  26. ncbi Hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in chronic kidney disease
    Pantelis A Sarafidis
    Hypertensive Diseases Unit, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Med 121:332-40. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the state of blood pressure control in patients with chronic kidney disease...
  27. ncbi Normal values for ambulatory blood pressure and differences between casual blood pressure and ambulatory blood pressure: results from a Danish population survey
    S L Rasmussen
    Centre of Preventive Medicine, Medical Department C, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Hypertens 16:1415-24. 1998
    ..To determine normal values for 24 h ambulatory blood pressure in a Danish population and to study the relationship to casual blood pressure...
  28. ncbi Overall accuracy of the BpTRU--an automated electronic blood pressure device
    Gurdial S Mattu
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Blood Press Monit 9:47-52. 2004
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  29. ncbi The differential blood pressure sign in general practice: prevalence and prognostic value
    Christopher E Clark
    The Mid Devon Medical Practice, School Surgery, Fore Street, Witheridge, Devon EX16 8AH, UK
    Fam Pract 19:439-41. 2002
    ..The prevalence and prognostic value of this finding in general practice are unknown. If these differences are due to peripheral vascular disease, these patients may be at increased risk of cardiovascular or cerebrovascular events...
  30. ncbi Precision and accuracy of a new device (CNAPTM) for continuous non-invasive arterial pressure monitoring: assessment during general anaesthesia
    C Jeleazcov
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 105:264-72. 2010
    ..We assessed the performance of CNAP during general anaesthesia by analysis of agreement with invasive measurements of arterial pressure (AP)...
  31. ncbi Assessment of the diurnal blood pressure profile and detection of non-dippers based on home or ambulatory monitoring
    George S Stergiou
    Hypertension Center, Third University Department of Medicine, Sotiria Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 25:974-8. 2012
    ..A unique advantage of ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) monitoring is the assessment of nocturnal blood pressure (BP) and the detection of non-dippers. This study assessed nocturnal BP and non-dippers using a novel home BP (HBP) monitor...
  32. ncbi Hypertension magnitude and management in the elderly population of Spain
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Hypertens 20:2157-64. 2002
    ..The present study assessed the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension among the elderly population of Spain...
  33. pmc The alpha1 Na,K-ATPase gene is a susceptibility hypertension gene in the Dahl salt-sensitiveHSD rat
    V L Herrera
    Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118
    J Clin Invest 102:1102-11. 1998
    ..These data support the alpha1 Na,K-ATPase gene as a susceptibility gene for salt-sensitive hypertension in the Dahl S rat model, and provide the basis for the study of the alpha1 Na,K-ATPase locus in human hypertension...
  34. ncbi Nocturnal blood pressure, morning blood pressure surge, and cerebrovascular events
    Yuichiro Yano
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Curr Hypertens Rep 14:219-27. 2012
    ..This review is an attempt to summarize some of the evidence on nocturnal BP level or nocturnal BP dipping status, and morning BP surge as potent risk factors for cerebrovascular disease...
  35. pmc Inter-arm blood pressure difference in type 2 diabetes: a barrier to effective management?
    Christopher E Clark
    Institute of Health Service Research, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Exeter, Devon
    Br J Gen Pract 59:428-32. 2009
    ..Recognition of such a difference would be important as a potential cause of underestimation of blood pressure...
  36. ncbi Comparison of simultaneous measurements of blood pressure by tail-cuff and carotid arterial methods in conscious spontaneously hypertensive and Wistar-Kyoto rats
    Jamila Ibrahim
    Clinical Pharmacology, NHLI Division, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Medicine, London, UK
    Clin Exp Hypertens 28:57-72. 2006
    ..Telemetered SBP measurements in conscious rats were highly variable in a strain-dependent manner...
  37. ncbi Validation of volume-pressure recording tail-cuff blood pressure measurements
    Minjie Feng
    Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research and Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation, East Hanover, NJ, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:1288-91. 2008
    ..However, some tail-cuff methods show good agreement with radiotelemetry and others do not, indicating that each tail-cuff method requires independent validation...
  38. ncbi Error mechanisms of the oscillometric fixed-ratio blood pressure measurement method
    Jiankun Liu
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, 428 S Shaw Lane, Rm 2120 Engineering Building, East Lansing, MI 48824 1226, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 41:587-97. 2013
    ..Our final and main contribution is a comprehensive explanation of the mechanisms for these errors. This study may have important implications when using the fixed-ratio method, particularly in subjects with arterial disease...
  39. ncbi Is a series of blood pressure measurements by the general practitioner or the patient a reliable alternative to ambulatory blood pressure measurement? A study in general practice with reference to short-term and long-term between-visit variability
    M M Brueren
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Am J Hypertens 10:879-85. 1997
    ..Long-term (6 months interval) between-visit variability was larger than the short-term (1 week interval) between-visit variability...
  40. ncbi Terminal digit bias in a specialty hypertension faculty practice
    S Thavarajah
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 17:819-22. 2003
    ..However, the observed bias in measurement even in a hypertension unit argues for regular monitoring and feedback to minimize such errors...
  41. ncbi Prognostic significance of between-arm blood pressure differences
    Rajiv Agarwal
    Indiana University School of Medicine and Richard L Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Hypertension 51:657-62. 2008
    ..01 to 1.52) after adjusting for average systolic BP and chronic kidney disease. BP differences between arms are reproducible and carry prognostic information. Patients should have evaluation of BP in both arms at the screening visit...
  42. ncbi Blood pressure recording bias during a period when the Quality and Outcomes Framework was introduced
    I M Carey
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 23:764-70. 2009
    ..This fall has been exaggerated due to values being clustered just below the QOF target, but there is no evidence of adverse effects of this on clinical management...
  43. pmc Long term monitoring in patients receiving treatment to lower blood pressure: analysis of data from placebo controlled randomised controlled trial
    Katherine Keenan
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program STEP, School of Public Health, Building A27, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    BMJ 338:b1492. 2009
    ..To determine the value of monitoring blood pressure by quantifying the probability that observed changes in blood pressure reflect true changes...
  44. ncbi Inter-arm differences in blood pressure: when are they clinically significant?
    Deirdre Lane
    University Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    J Hypertens 20:1089-95. 2002
    ..To determine whether there is significant disparity in blood pressure between the two arms...
  45. pmc The difference in blood pressure readings between arms and survival: primary care cohort study
    Christopher E Clark
    Primary Care Research Group, Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Devon EX1 2LU, UK
    BMJ 344:e1327. 2012
    ..To determine whether a difference in systolic blood pressure readings between arms can predict a reduced event free survival after 10 years...
  46. ncbi A mathematical study of some biomechanical factors affecting the oscillometric blood pressure measurement
    M Ursino
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 43:761-78. 1996
    ..The obtained results may help to explain the nature of errors which usually limit the reliability of arterial pressure measurement (for instance in the elderly)...
  47. ncbi Review of measurement methods and clinical validation studies of noninvasive blood pressure monitors: accuracy requirements and protocol considerations for devices that require patient-specific calibration by a secondary method or device before use
    Kim Gau Ng
    Upper Iowa University, Singapore
    Blood Press Monit 16:291-303. 2011
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  48. ncbi Comparison of auscultatory and oscillometric blood pressures
    M K Park
    Department of Pediatrics, MSC 7734, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:50-3. 2001
    ..To study the differences in blood pressure readings between the auscultatory and oscillometric (Dinamap model 8100; Critikon, Tampa, Fla) methods...
  49. ncbi Validation of a brachial cuff-based method for estimating central systolic blood pressure
    Thomas Weber
    Cardiology Department, Klinikum Wels Grieskirchen, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, 4600 Wels, Austria
    Hypertension 58:825-32. 2011
    ..5 mm Hg (SD: 4.7 mm Hg). In conclusion, a novel transfer function-like algorithm, using brachial cuff-based waveform recordings, is suited to provide a realistic estimation of central systolic pressure...
  50. ncbi The normal difference in bilateral indirect blood pressure recordings in normotensive individuals
    G R Pesola
    Department of Emergency Medicine of St Vincent s Hospital and New York Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 19:43-5. 2001
    ..In the right clinical situation, differences that are noted should probably be repeated and should be added to the total clinical picture when used to determine whether a pathologic condition is present...
  51. ncbi Interarm differences in blood pressure should be determined by measuring both arms simultaneously with an automatic oscillometric device
    Friedrich W Lohmann
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Charité University Medicine and Vivantes Klinikum Neukölln Hospital, Berlin, Germany
    Blood Press Monit 16:37-42. 2011
    ..To compare two methods for screening interarm difference (IAD) of blood pressure...
  52. ncbi The inter-arm blood pressure difference and peripheral vascular disease: cross-sectional study
    Christopher E Clark
    Primary Care Research Group, Institute of Health and Social Care Research, Peninsula Medical School, St Luke s Campus, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Fam Pract 24:420-6. 2007
    ..Knowledge of its prevalence and importance in the accurate measurement of BP is poor, representing a source of error. Current hypertension guidelines do not emphasize this...
  53. ncbi Consistency of blood pressure differences between the left and right arms
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University Medical College, New York, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:388-93. 2007
    ..It is unclear to what extent interarm blood pressure (BP) differences are reproducible vs the result of random error. The present study was designed to resolve this issue...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. ncbi Individualization of transfer function in estimation of central aortic pressure from the peripheral pulse is not required in patients at rest
    Berend E Westerhof
    BMEYE B V, Academic Medical Center, Suite K2 245, Univ of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:1858-63. 2008
    ..Details of the wave shape were reproduced slightly better with ITF but not significantly, thus individualization of pressure transfer is not effective in resting patients...
  57. pmc The BpTRU automatic blood pressure monitor compared to 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in the assessment of blood pressure in patients with hypertension
    Linda Beckett
    Department of Family Medicine, Queen s University, 220 Bagot Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 5E9, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:18. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the degree to which the BpTRU automatic blood pressure monitor predicts results on 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)...
  58. pmc Blood pressure patterns in relation to geographic area of residence: a cross-sectional study of adolescents in Kogi state, Nigeria
    Chukwunonso E C C Ejike
    Department of Biochemistry, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria
    BMC Public Health 8:411. 2008
    ..This study investigates the BP patterns, and their correlates, of adolescents from different geographic areas of residence in Nigeria...
  59. ncbi Home blood pressure monitoring improves the diagnosis of hypertension in hemodialysis patients
    R Agarwal
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, VAMC 111N, 1481 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Kidney Int 69:900-6. 2006
    ..Home BP monitoring is similar to standardized recording of BP in hemodialysis patients. A systolic BP threshold of 150 mmHg at home averaged over 1 week serves as a useful predictor of hypertension diagnosed by ambulatory BP monitoring...
  60. ncbi Meta-analysis of blood pressure tracking from childhood to adulthood and implications for the design of intervention trials
    A M Toschke
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Acta Paediatr 99:24-9. 2010
    ..Blood pressure (BP) is related with cardiovascular disease. BP tracking in childhood and its implication for intervention trials are unknown...
  61. ncbi Ankle-arm index as a predictor of cardiovascular disease and mortality in the Cardiovascular Health Study. The Cardiovascular Health Study Group
    A B Newman
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:538-45. 1999
    ..1 decrement in the AAI. An AAI of <0.9 is an independent risk factor for incident CVD, recurrent CVD, and mortality in this group of older adults in the Cardiovascular Health Study...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi Validation of A&D UA-767 device for the self-measurement of blood pressure
    A N Rogoza
    Department of New Diagnostic Methods, Cardiology Research Complex, Moscow, Russia
    Blood Press Monit 5:227-31. 2000
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  64. ncbi How long shall the patient rest before clinic blood pressure measurement?
    Carla Sala
    Istituto Medicina Cardiovascolare, Universita di Milano, Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione Fondazione Policlinico, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 19:713-7. 2006
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  65. pmc Comparison of acceptability of and preferences for different methods of measuring blood pressure in primary care
    Paul Little
    Community Clinical Sciences Division Primary Medical Care Group, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Biological Sciences, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 325:258-9. 2002
  66. ncbi Stroke volume variations for assessment of cardiac responsiveness to volume loading in mechanically ventilated patients after cardiac surgery
    Daniel A Reuter
    Department of Anesthesiology, Grosshadern University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 28:392-8. 2002
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  67. ncbi Prevalence and clinical implications of the inter-arm blood pressure difference: A systematic review
    C E Clark
    Primary Care Research Group, Institute of Health and Social Care Research, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, Devon, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 20:923-31. 2006
    ..There is evidence associating an IAD with peripheral vascular disease, raising the possibility that its presence may predict cardiovascular events...
  68. ncbi Out-of-hemodialysis-unit blood pressure is a superior determinant of left ventricular hypertrophy
    Rajiv Agarwal
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Hypertension 47:62-8. 2006
    ..Routine and standardized measurements of BP were similarly weak correlates of LVH. Systolic BP outside the dialysis unit was a stronger correlate of LVH compared with dialysis unit BP...
  69. ncbi Evaluation of two devices for self-measurement of blood pressure according to the international protocol: the Omron M5-I and the Omron 705IT
    Mohamed A El Assaad
    The Cardiovascular Institute, Paris, France
    Blood Press Monit 8:127-33. 2003
    ..Two devices for self-measurement of blood pressure at the brachial artery-the Omron M5-I and the Omron 705IT-were evaluated according to the international protocol of the European Society of Hypertension...
  70. pmc Hypertension guideline recommendations in general practice: awareness, agreement, adoption, and adherence
    Carl Heneghan
    Department of Primary Health Care, Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford
    Br J Gen Pract 57:948-52. 2007
    ..GPs vary greatly in their clinical management of hypertension, for reasons that are poorly understood...
  71. ncbi Long term, implantable blood pressure monitoring systems
    Joseph A Potkay
    Advanced Platform Technology APT Center, Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, 44106, USA
    Biomed Microdevices 10:379-92. 2008
    ..The paper is concluded with an outlook of future directions for implantable blood pressure monitoring systems...
  72. ncbi Invasive and concomitant noninvasive intraoperative blood pressure monitoring: observed differences in measurements and associated therapeutic interventions
    David B Wax
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 115:973-8. 2011
    ..The authors endeavored to characterize these differences and hypothesized that there could be differences in interventions associated with the use of ABP alone ([ABP]) versus ABP in combination with NIBP ([ABP+NIBP])...
  73. ncbi Validation of two automatic devices for self-measurement of blood pressure according to the International Protocol of the European Society of Hypertension: the Omron M6 (HEM-7001-E) and the Omron R7 (HEM 637-IT)
    Jirar A Topouchian
    The Cardiovascular Institute, Paris, France
    Blood Press Monit 11:165-71. 2006
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  74. ncbi 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...
  75. ncbi The value of ambulatory blood pressure in older adults: the Dublin outcome study
    Marian L Burr
    The Lewin Stroke and Rehabilitation Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    Age Ageing 37:201-6. 2008
    ..ambulatory blood pressure (ABPM) appears to be a more accurate predictor of cardiovascular outcome than blood pressure (BP) measured in the clinic setting in younger adults...
  76. ncbi Effect of terminal digit preference on blood pressure measurement and treatment in primary care
    Paul J Nietert
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:147-52. 2006
    ..This article examines the prevalence of terminal digit preference (TDP) in primary care practices and the effect that a practice's level of TDP influences patients' BP measurements and management...
  77. pmc Arterial pressure-based cardiac output in septic patients: different accuracy of pulse contour and uncalibrated pressure waveform devices
    Xavier Monnet
    AP HP, Hopital de Bicetre, Service de Reanimation Medicale, 78 rue du General Leclerc, Le Kremlin Bicêtre F 94270, France
    Crit Care 14:R109. 2010
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  78. ncbi Franz Volhard lecture: should doctors still measure blood pressure? The missing patients with masked hypertension
    Thomas G Pickering
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Hypertens 26:2259-67. 2008
    ..Ambulatory BP monitoring is the best established technique for doing this, but home monitoring may be applicable in the future...
  79. ncbi Effects of systematic errors in blood pressure measurements on the diagnosis of hypertension
    Martin J Turner
    Department of Anaesthetics, University of Sydney, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Blood Press Monit 9:249-53. 2004
    ..To estimate the effects of systematic errors in measurements of blood pressure on the diagnosis of hypertension...
  80. ncbi Impact of terminal digit preference by family physicians and sphygmomanometer calibration errors on blood pressure value: implication for hypertension screening
    Theophile Niyonsenga
    Stempel School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:341-7. 2008
    ..15 million to 7.25 million patients. Results support the need for the development of systematic interventions for quality control of BP measurements and periodic retraining for health professionals...
  81. ncbi Task force IV: Clinical use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Participants of the 1999 Consensus Conference on Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
    J A Staessen
    Study Co Ordinating Centre, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Molecular and Cardiovascular Research, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Blood Press Monit 4:319-31. 1999
    ..To reach a consensus on the clinical use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)...
  82. ncbi Investigation of the agreement of a continuous non-invasive arterial pressure device in comparison with invasive radial artery measurement
    C Ilies
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital of Schleswig Holstein, Schwanenweg, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 108:202-10. 2012
    ..The continuous non-invasive arterial pressure (CNAP) device is non-invasive and provides continuous pressure readings. This study was performed to compare the agreement of CNAP and invasive AP monitoring...
  83. ncbi Comparison of invasive and non-invasive measurements of haemodynamic parameters in patients with advanced heart failure
    Mateusz Sokolski
    Department of Heart Diseases, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:773-8. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to estimate the concordance between invasive and non-invasive measurements of haemodynamic parameters in patients with advanced heart failure...
  84. ncbi Augmented blood pressure measurement through the noninvasive estimation of physiological arterial pressure variability
    Karen Soueidan
    School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, 800 King Edward Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Physiol Meas 33:881-99. 2012
    ..Recordings with healthy subjects demonstrate the potential utility of this approach to characterize BP, to detect outlier measurements, and that it does not suffer from bias relative to the conventional oscillometric method...
  85. ncbi Aortic pulse wave velocity predicts cardiovascular mortality in subjects >70 years of age
    S Meaume
    Geriatrics Department of Charles-Foix Hospital, Limeil-Brevannes, France
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 21:2046-50. 2001
    ..In subjects 70 to 100 years old, aortic PWV is a strong, independent predictor of cardiovascular death, whereas systolic or pulse pressure was not. This prospective result will need to be confirmed in an intervention trial...
  86. ncbi Blood pressure determination by traditionally trained personnel is less reliable and tends to underestimate the severity of moderate to severe hypertension
    Weranuj Roubsanthisuk
    Division of Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, 2 Prannok Road, Bangkoknoi, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
    Blood Press Monit 12:61-8. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to compare the reliability of blood pressure measurements performed by traditionally trained nurses with those performed by a well-trained nurse and by an automatic device...
  87. ncbi Validation of the Microlife BP 3BTO-A oscillometric blood pressure monitoring device according to a modified British Hypertension Society protocol
    Alexandra C Cuckson
    Maternal and Fetal Research Unit, GKT School of Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Blood Press Monit 7:319-24. 2002
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  88. pmc Peripheral arterial blood pressure monitoring adequately tracks central arterial blood pressure in critically ill patients: an observational study
    Mariano Alejandro Mignini
    Critical Care Unit, Clinica Bazterrica, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Crit Care 10:R43. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that peripheral and central mean arterial blood pressures are interchangeable in critically ill patients...
  89. pmc Is ambulatory blood pressure monitoring cost-effective in the routine surveillance of treated hypertensive patients in primary care?
    Paula Lorgelly
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich
    Br J Gen Pract 53:794-6. 2003
    ..Thus, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring identified a much larger number of treated hypertensive patients with adequate blood pressure control at an extra net cost of 3612 Pounds per year...
  90. ncbi Principles and techniques of blood pressure measurement
    Thomas G Pickering
    Integrative and Behavioral Cardiovascular Health Program, Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Cardiol Clin 20:207-23. 2002
    ..In obese subjects it is important to use a cuff of the correct size...
  91. ncbi Blood Pressure Measurement Education and Evaluation Program improves measurement accuracy in community-based nurses: a pilot study
    Brandy K Dickson
    Center for Senior Hypertension, Palmetto Health and University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 19:93-102. 2007
    ..Pilot study was developed to determine if a blood pressure measurement training program would improve guideline knowledge and technique in community-based nurses (n= 6)...
  92. pmc Blood pressure monitoring technique impacts hypertension treatment
    Gretchen M Ray
    University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy, MSC 09 5360, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:623-9. 2012
    ..In 2005 the American Heart Association (AHA) released updated recommendations for blood pressure (BP) monitoring in order to ensure accurate BP measurements...
  93. ncbi Blood pressure should be measured in both arms on the first consultation
    Philippe Gosse
    Service de Cardiologie Hypertension arterielle, Hôpital Saint André, Bordeaux, France
    J Hypertens 20:1045-6. 2002
  94. ncbi Inter-arm blood pressure differences
    Barry J Materson
    J Hypertens 22:2267-8. 2004
  95. ncbi Assessing Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) by using automated oscillometric devices
    Takao Kawamura
    Cardioclínica Araçatuba, Aracatuba, SP Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 90:294-8. 2008
    ..Assessing Ankle-Brachial Index is an essential procedure in clinical settings, but since its measurement by the gold standard Doppler Ultrasonic (DU) technique is impaired by technical difficulties, it is underperformed...
  96. ncbi Concerning the problem of the methods of blood pressure measurement
    N S Korotkov
    J Hypertens 23:5. 2005
  97. ncbi Hypertension in children: an overview
    Andres Pinto
    Department of Oral Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, USA
    J Dent Educ 70:434-40. 2006
    ..Oral health professionals should become aware of the implications of hypertension in children...
  98. ncbi Patient characteristics and factors associated with inter-arm difference of blood pressure measurements in a general population in Ohasama, Japan
    Atsushi Kimura
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Tohoku University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Science and Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Hypertens 22:2277-83. 2004
    ..To assess whether there is a natural difference in blood pressure (BP) measurements between the right and left arms, and to identify what factors are associated with this difference in a general population...
  99. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of the effect of anticipation of a blood test on blood pressure
    T Marshall
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 16:621-5. 2002
    ..The practice of taking blood tests at the same time as measuring blood pressure may potentially bias estimations of blood pressure...
  100. ncbi Self-measurement of blood pressure: validation of the Braun BP VitalScan Plus 1650 monitor according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol
    Hector Nolly
    Hypertension Center, Mendoza, Argentina
    Blood Press Monit 13:101-6. 2008
    ..Self-measurement of blood pressure (BP) has been increasingly encouraged as a supplement to measurements in the clinic...
  101. ncbi Pulse contour cardiac output derived from non-invasive arterial pressure in cardiovascular disease
    L W J Bogert
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Anaesthesia 65:1119-25. 2010
    ..However, Modelflow readings differed greatly from thermodilution when using non-invasive arterial pressure input...

Research Grants71

  1. Conditioned Placebo Effects & Treatment of Hypertension
    Thomas Pickering; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The demonstration of a conditioned placebo effect that produces a sustained reduction of BP could result in more economical treatment with fewer side effects. ..
  2. MIND-BODY-BEHAVIORAL MED CLINICAL TRIALS INFRASTRUCTURE
    Karina Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The ultimate goal will be to make our findings available to 3 target audiences: 1) the network of investigators at Columbia; 2) the behavioral medicine community; and 3) the general medical community. ..
  3. MENTORED PATIENT ORIENTED RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT AW
    George Mansoor; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will provide information that will be important if clinical trials targeting nocturnal BP are to be designed. ..
  4. Continuous Cardiac Output & Filling Pressure Monitoring
    Ramakrishna Mukkamala; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Genetics of Cardiovascular Reactivity in Black Youth
    Bruce Alpert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this study may aid in the early identification of individuals at increased risk for hypertension, thus fostering primary prevention and/or early treatment of EH. ..
  6. OBSERVATIONAL COHORT STUDY OF SODIUM, WEIGHT AND CVD
    Nancy Cook; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This cohort provides a unique resource to address the impact in a normotensive population of salt restriction and weight change on subsequent cardiovascular events. ..
  7. Causal Models for CVD Use by Aspirin and Vitamin E in the Women's Health Study
    Nancy Cook; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The findings of reduced risk of CVD mortality, however, as well as effects by age, should be explored further to clarify the public health message. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Noninvasive Quantification of the Resistance Baroeflex
    Ramakrishna Mukkamala; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Metabonomic Urine Analysis: The INTERMAP Diet-BP Study
    Jeremiah Stamler; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Cardiovascular Effects of lyengar Yoga
    Raymond Townsend; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Fatty Acids, Angiotensin and Oxidative Stress
    Brent Egan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We believe the information generated by the proposed studies has the potential for elucidating biological mechanisms underlying obesity-associated hypertension and the potential for dietary anti-oxidants to modulate BP. ..
  12. Evaluating reasons for variations in LDL levels
    P Ho; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Conference on Assessing Quality of Care for Diabetes
    Eve Kerr; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Improving Functioning in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By identifying the optimal exercise program for improving functioning in PAD patients with and without IC, our findings will have substantial clinical and public health implications for millions of patients with PAD. ..
  15. Growth hormone secretagogue MK-677 therapy in CKD and ESRD
    WARREN BOLTON; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This knowledge, in subsequent studies, is expected to lead to new therapies for PAD-related functional impairment and functional decline. ..
  17. NEPHRITOGENIC EPITOPES IN GOODPASTURES SYNDROME
    WARREN BOLTON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Further, the knowledge resultant from these investigations may provide a basis for the eventual development of specific therapeutic interventions for Goodpasture's syndrome. ..
  18. Mechanisms of Disability in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions designed to improve lower extremity functioning and prevent functional decline in persons with PAD. ..
  19. Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  20. Inflammation and Peripheral Arterial Disease Outcomes
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Results will be used to develop interventions to improve functioning and prevent functional decline in PAD. ..
  21. BLOOD FACTORS AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  22. DIETARY SALT INTAKE AND THE METABOLIC EFFECTS OF INSULIN
    Raymond Townsend; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If increased salt intake improves insulin sensitivity this should prompt a re-evaluation of the benefits of recommending a lower sodium intake in normotensive people. ..
  23. PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They further state that the results of this study will be used to develop subsequent intervention studies designed to improve quality of life and prevent functional decline among men and women with PAD. ..
  24. Improving Outcomes in Diabetic Nephropathy
    Robert Toto; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..PERFORMANCE SITE ========================================Section End=========================================== ..
  25. Vascular Alterations in the Prediabetic Condition
    Cynthia Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  26. Health and Health Services Use in the HRS/AHEAD
    FREDRIC WOLINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Linear and non-linear regression and random effects models will also be used where appropriate. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Biochemical Heterogeneity in Morbidly Obese Women in the WHI Observational Study
    Rachel Mackey; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This will be the first epidemiology study to specifically focus on morbidy obesity Class III unselected for weight reduction, i.e. bariatric surgery, in black and white women. ..
  28. PROGRESSION OF NUCLEAR DENSITY OVER A 10-YEAR INTERVAL
    Barbara Klein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  29. Tacrolimus and Plasmapheresis in Treatment-Resistant FSGS
    Tej Mattoo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study will offer new treatment options in such patients and save many from the pain and the distress of undergoing dialysis and renal transplantation. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Clinical Trial of Dietary Protein on Blood Pressure
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results from the proposed study may provide the scientific evidence for protein supplementation recommendations for the prevention and treatment of hypertension in the general population. ..
  31. Fetal Swallowing: Central Dipsogenic Mechanisms
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, these studies represent a model to examine the development and function of neuronal pathways and mechanisms regulating fetal physiology. ..
  32. Continuity of Care and Health Outcomes: Does It Really Matter?
    FREDRIC WOLINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Oxidative Stress and Vascular Function in Chronic Kidney Disease
    David Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Understanding these mechanisms may aid in the evaluation of therapies aimed at improving vascular function in chronic kidney disease. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Practice-Based Trial of Blood Pressure Control in African Americans
    GBENGA GODWIN OGEDEGBE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  35. Inflammation and Injury in Obesity Hypertension in African American Adolescents
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. Genetics of Microangiopathic Brain Injury
    Stephen T Turner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Pathophysiological Interpretations of Dynamic PET/CT of Molecular Liver Biology
    Susanne Keiding; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This will lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of the large groups of patients with liver disease and cancer in the liver. ..
  38. 1/2-Preventing Eating Disorders and Reducing Comorbidity
    CBARR BARR TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If so, this finding, combined with our previous research would have a major public health impact on reducing eating disorder rates. ..
  39. Adiponectin and Cardiovascular Disease in the CKiD Children
    Mark Mitsnefes; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  40. LEPTIN & NEUROPEPTIDE-Y ALTERS FETAL SWALLOWING ACTIVITY
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, these studies represent a model to examine the development and function of neuronal pathways and mechanisms which regulate fetal physiology. ..
  41. African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertensi*
    Robert Toto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such results might eventually lead to new strategies that delay or prevent ESRD. ..
  42. Neurocognitive Function in Children with Hypertension
    MARC LANDE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The effect of antihypertensive therapy on neurocognitive function will be determined. ..
  43. IDENTIFICATION OF CLINICALLY RELEVANT CHANGES IN HRQOL
    FREDRIC WOLINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Drew AASK Cohort Study
    Keith Norris; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such results might eventually lead to new strategies that delay or prevent ESRD. ..
  45. New CVD risk factors for lowered congitive functioning
    Merrill Elias; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  46. Medical College of Georgia FitKid Project
    Paule Barbeau; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. Adverse Outcomes of Dual Use of Health Systems Among Older Male Veterans
    FREDRIC WOLINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. APEX: ADIPOSITY PREVENTION BY EXERCISE IN BLACK GIRLS
    Paule Barbeau; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  49. Long Term Cost and Outcomes of Breast Cancer Screening
    Paul Fishman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of our study will help guide researchers and policy makers in planning and implementing brief interventions for a wide range of health behaviors. ..
  50. Physician Communication Styles and Medication Adherence
    Antoinette Schoenthaler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Physician communication style will also be tested as a mediating variable between racial/ethnic composition and medication adherence. ..
  51. Circulatory Dysfunction in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Julian Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  52. FATIGUE, SLEEP AND CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS IN BREAST CANCER
    Sonia Ancoli Israel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Results will provide a scientific basis for future intervention studies, particularly studies with light therapy which can re-synchronize rhythms. ..
  53. Black Pooling Project
    Daniel Lackland; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will also examine the multivariate risk functions in blacks and whites in the three contexts: ordering risk, magnitude of relative risks, and estimation of absolute risk. ..
  54. Cardiac disease in children with chronic renal failure
    Mark Mitsnefes; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Thus, the long-term goal will be to decrease the incidence and prevalence of cardiovascular disease in young adults who developed chronic renal disease during childhood. ..
  55. CPP Management Information Feedback and Nursing
    Catherine Kirkness; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. EARLY PRIMARY PREVENTION OF CONDUCT PROBLEMS
    LAURIE BROTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed follow-up will inform on short-lived versus sustained preventive effects. ..
  57. BIRTH WEIGHT EFFECT ON BLOOD PRESSURE IN LATE CHILDHOOD
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Alternatively, if post-natal/childhood parameters are the major determinants of later BP, then efforts should focus on effective preventive strategies in childhood, such as obesity. ..
  58. Detecting Endothelial Dysfunction in Renal Failure
    Julian Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These data will form the basis of future noninvasive prognostic testing and treatment of patients at risk for ECD and can provide a means to follow treatment modalities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. CYCLIC AMP/ADENOSINE PATHWAY
    Edwin Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Arterial stiffness, blood pressure and cognition
    Merrill Elias; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  61. AGE, RISK FACTORS FOR CVD AND COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING
    Merrill Elias; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  62. Depression and Autonomic Control in Post-MI Patients
    Lana Watkins; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  63. Retinal Vascular Changes in Type 1 Diabetic African-Americans
    Monique Roy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  64. ANXIETY & VAGAL CONTROL OF THE HEART IN CORONARY DISEASE
    Lana Watkins; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  65. Renal Control of Blood Pressure in Early Diabetes
    Michael Brands; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..whether increased SOD1 in transgenic mice protects against hypertension similar to tempol; d. the role of NADPH oxidase, by measuring p22 phox expression and the effect of apocynin. ..
  66. Regional Dysfunction by MRI in Incident Heart Failure
    Joao Lima; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These findings will be pivotal to the design of future strategies to forestall progressive myocardial dysfunction and prevent the development of heart failure. ..
  67. Anthipertensive PharmacoGenomics
    Stephen Turner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  68. Mechanisms for Reduced Limb Perfusion with Human Aging
    DOUGLAS SEALS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The expected results should provide new insight into the effects of age and gender on basal limb perfusion in adult humans and the underlying mechanisms. ..
  69. Renal medullary COX-2 in blood pressure control
    Tianxin Yang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The information resulted from these studies will provide new insight into the molecular mechanism responsible for long-term control of arterial blood pressure. ..
  70. Interaction of COX-2 and nNOS in renin secretion
    Tianxin Yang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  71. Androgens and Cardiovascular Risk in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of this project can contribute to the development of prevention and earlier intervention strategies, including more specific therapeutic targets, for this high-risk minority population. ..