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The Impact of Hospitalization on Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Intraocular Pressure

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki Identifier:
First received: December 9, 2009
Last updated: December 16, 2009
Last verified: March 2007
The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of hospital admission on 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) in hypertensive subjects.Treated or untreated hypertensive adults with open angle glaucoma underwent in-hospital and outpatient 24-hour ABP monitoring, in random order 4 weeks apart.

Blood Pressure

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Study Investigating the Impact of Hospitalization on Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Intraocular Pressure in Subjects With Mild to Moderate Arterial Hypertension and Untreated Ocular Hypertension

Further study details as provided by Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki:

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: March 2007
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Subjects with untreated ocular hypertension and stage 1 arterial hypertension with or without treatment with anti-hypertensive agents.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age >30 years old.
  • subject has signed an informed consent.
  • patient has untreated ocular hypertension (IOP at 10:00 between 22-34 mm Hg)
  • patient has stage 1 arterial hypertension with or without therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • secondary hypertension.
  • stage 2 or 3 hypertension, history of renal disease.
  • sleep apnea.
  • diabetes mellitus
  • acute or chronic inflammation.
  • myocardial infarction or unstable angina within the past 6 months.
  • heart failure NYHA class III-IV.
  • active liver disease.
  • pregnancy.
  • history of drug or alcohol abuse, or any other condition with poor prognosis.
  • treatment with non-steroid anti-inflammatory agents, corticosteroids, beta-blockers, or any other regimen that could affect BP levels.
  • smoking
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Responsible Party: Anastasios Lasaridis, 1st Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki Identifier: NCT01029860     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A3244
Study First Received: December 9, 2009
Last Updated: December 16, 2009

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Ambulatory measurement processed this record on May 25, 2017