Ambulatory BP monitoring has drawbacks for CVD risk assessment

12/18/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring may be a less reliable way to assess cardiovascular disease risk because it wakes people at night and makes them less active during the day. The end result is that it prevents dipping, the lowering of BP during sleep, and that affects risk assessment, researchers said.

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