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Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor and hypertension among black South Africans after 5 years
(Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is a biomarker that links inflammation with cardiovascular risk. "However, studies linking suPAR and hypertension are scant. First, we determined whether baseline ...
Cardiovascular risk stratification and blood pressure variability on ambulatory and home blood pressure measurement
(Current Medicine Group, 2014)
Abstract Variability is a phenomenon attributed to most biological processes and is a particular feature of blood pressure (BP) that concerns many physicians regarding the clinical meaning and the impact on their clinical ...
Within-subject blood pressure level – not variability – predicts fatal and nonfatal outcomes in a general population
(American Heart Association, 2012)
To assess the prognostic significance of blood pressure (BP) variability, we followed health outcomes in a family-based random population sample representative of the general population (n=2944; mean age: 44.9 years; 50.7% ...