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Ambulatory Versus Home Blood Pressure Measurement

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01132001
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2012 by George S. Stergiou, University of Athens.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : May 27, 2010
Last Update Posted : October 11, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
George S. Stergiou, University of Athens

Brief Summary:
This is a prospective study comparing the three blood pressure monitoring methods on the diagnosis of arterial hypertension. Blood pressure of each subject will be evaluated with clinic, home and 24h ambulatory blood pressure measurements in three visits

Condition or disease
Arterial Hypertension

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: EVALUATION OF BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS OUTSIDE OFFICE: COMPARISON OF DIAGNOSIS BASED ON EITHER AMBULATORY OR HOME BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS
Study Start Date : October 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2012



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Blood pressure monitoring methods [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Comparison among clinic, home and ambulatory blood pressure measurements.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Subjects referred to an outpatient hyperetension clinic for arterial hypertension
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 20 yrs
  • Patients referred to an outpatient clinic for high blood pressure
  • Patients with no treatment or with antihypertensive treatment stable for at least 4 weeks.
  • Patients capable of performing home blood pressure measurements.
  • Signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypertension stage III (SBP>180 mmHg or DBP>110mmHg)
  • Secondary hypertension
  • Resistant hypertension
  • Arrhythmia
  • Pregnancy
  • Symptomatic heart disease
  • Renal disease (Cr>2mg/dl)
  • Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus (HbA1c>8.5%)

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01132001


Contacts
Contact: George S Stergiou, MD +302107763117 gstergi@med.uoa.gr

Locations
Greece
Hypertension Center, Third Department of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece Recruiting
Athens, Greece
Contact: George S Stergiou, MD    +302107763117    gstergi@med.uoa.gr   
Principal Investigator: George S Stergiou, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Athens
Investigators
Study Chair: George S Stergiou, MD Hypertension Center,Third Department of Medicine,University of Athens,Greece

Responsible Party: George S. Stergiou, Associate Professor of Medicine and Hypertension, University of Athens
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01132001     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HBP5
First Posted: May 27, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 11, 2012
Last Verified: October 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases