Is Orthostatic Hypotension Associated With Nondipping Hypertension
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The aim of the study is to evaluate whether orthostatic hypotension is associated with nondipping hypertension.
Methods and patients: 400 subjects who are referred for 24hABPM will be filled questioner regarding their medical background and medications. All patients will be subjected to orthostatic test before connection to the 24 ABPM. The orthostatic changes in blood pressure and heart rate will be correlated to the changes in blood pressure and heart rate from day to night as recorded by the 24H ABPM.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00491231
|The Chaim Sheba Medical center|
|Tel-Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel, 52621|
|Principal Investigator:||Ehud Grossman, MD||The Chaim Sheba Medical Center|