TITLE

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children: A Safe and Effective Diagnostic and Screening Tool for the Diagnosis of Hypertension in Children

AUTHOR(S)
KREMSDORF, ROBIN; FAIZAN, M. KHURRAM
PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
Rhode Island Medical Journal;Dec2014, Vol. 97 Issue 12, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) in children suffering from hypertension. Topics discussed include average Systolic and/or Diastolic blood pressure (BP) greater than 95th height percentile taken as a measure for hypertension in children, use of ABPM in measuring systolic and diastolic blood pressure and for assessment of White Coat Hypertension and role played by ABPM in eliminating chances of misdiagnosis of hypertension in children.
ACCESSION #
99758902

 

Related Articles

  • Does home blood pressure monitoring improve patient outcomes? A systematic review comparing home and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring on blood pressure control and patient outcomes. Breaux-Shropshire, Tonya L; Judd, Eric; Vucovich, Lee A.; Shropshire, Toneyell S.; Singh, Sonal // Integrated Blood Pressure Control;Jul2015, Vol. 8, p43 

    Objective: Our objective was to compare the clinical effectiveness of home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) and 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) on blood pressure (BP) control and patient outcomes. Design: A systematic review was conducted. We also appraised the methodological...

  • The trouble with blood pressure cuffs. Bellamy, J. E.; Pugh, H.; Sanders, D. J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/30/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7668, p515 

    The article presents an overview of possible problems that can be found with the use of blood pressure cuffs which contain interchangeable bladders. A discussion of the importance of checking the cuffs for correct sizing and proper assembly when taking a patient's blood pressure is presented....

  • Hipertensión arterial en pediatría. Tratamiento basado en su fisiopatología. Zaltzman-Girsevich, Samuel; Miranda-Ricardi, Dra. Erika; Murata, Chiharu; la Puente, Silvestre García-de; Espino-Vela, Jorge // Acta Pediatrica de Mexico;mar/abr2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p64 

    Background. The treatment of arterial hypertension (AHT) based on the rennin level (Renin-Guided Treatment of Hypertension RGTH) is a valuable algorithm based on the physiological subtypes of this condition. Some authors suggest that the rennin level test should be included routinely as a useful...

  • Association between body mass index, skinfold thickness and blood pressure in 12-year-old children. Ying-xiu, Zhang; Zhao-xia, Wang; Ling, Yan; Chun-bo, Gong; Yu-lin, Guo // European Journal of Pediatrics;Sep2013, Vol. 172 Issue 9, p1167 

    The present study examined the association between body mass index (BMI) and skinfold thickness (SFT) with blood pressure (BP) in 12-year-old children in Shandong, China. A total of 920 (464 boys and 456 girls) 12-year-old students participated in this study. All subjects were divided into four...

  • Prevalence of high blood pressure among school going children (10-15 years) in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. PILLAI, YATHU THULASEEDHARAN // Australasian Medical Journal;Apr2013, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p257 

    Introduction Hypertension is becoming the commonest cardiovascular disorder posing a challenge to the countries in socioeconomic and epidemiological transition, contributing a lot to the morbidity and mortality. "Tracking" of high blood pressure in children is of potential value in preventing...

  • Relationship between serum bilirubin concentration and nondipper hypertension. Demir, Mehmet; Demir, Canan; Keçeoğlu, Serdar // International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Medicine;2014, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p1454 

    Background: Although nondipper hypertension has been associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, the relationship between bilirubin levels and nondipper hypertension remains unclear. Several studies have demonstrated that higher serum bilirubin levels inhibit inflammation...

  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring: a versatile tool for evaluating and managing hypertension in children. Acosta, Alisa A.; McNiece, Karen L. // Pediatric Nephrology;Sep2008, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p1399 

    In recent years, pediatric practitioners have increasingly used ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) monitoring for evaluating blood pressure (BP) abnormalities in children. ABP monitoring in adults is superior to casual BP measurements for predicting cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, and...

  • Relation between Serum Levels of Vitamin D and Echocardiographic Determinants of Systolic and Diastolic Functions in Patients with and without Cardiorenal Syndrome. El-Desoky Khalil, Ahmed Ibrahim; El-Mawardy, Ramzy Hamed; Mohammed, Haitham Galal; Abdel Rahman, Mohammed Ahmed; Mohamed, Tarek Rasheed // Egyptian Journal of Hospital Medicine;Jan2016, Vol. 62, p37 

    Background: vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin; it has skeletal and non-skeletal functions. The effect of Vitamin D on CV disease had several mechanisms including elevated PTH and Calcium-phosphate metabolism. It decreases the pro- remodeling of Angiotensin II on the cardiomyocytes. The...

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children and Adolescents. Simckes, Ari M.; Srivastava, Tarak; Alon, Uri S. // Clinical Pediatrics;Oct2002, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p549 

    With recent technological advances, 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure (BP) monitoring (ABPM) has become a useful tool for the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of hypertensive children. It provides a more accurate representation of an individual's BP rather than intermittent casual or office...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics