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Int J Cardiol. 2010 Nov 19;145(2):301-302. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2009.10.039. Epub 2009 Nov 7.

Ambulatory blood pressure profile in anemic hypertensive patients.

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1
1st Cardiology Clinic Athens University, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece.
2
Cardiology Clinic Onassis Cardiosurgery Center, Greece.
3
1st Cardiology Clinic Athens University, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece. Electronic address: kyvelou113@yahoo.gr.

Abstract

The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether there is a relationship between anemia and day-night blood pressure variations in essential hypertensive patients. We found that anemic hypertensives had significantly elevated nocturnal BP, and decreased mean 24-h BP and daytime BP.

PMID:
19897261
DOI:
10.1016/j.ijcard.2009.10.039
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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