European Society of Hypertension Position Paper on Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

Escrito por| Guías, HTA


 Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) is being used increasingly in both clinical practice and hypertension research. Although there are many guidelines that emphasize the indications for ABPM, there is no comprehensive guideline dealing with all aspects of the technique. It was agreed at a consensus meeting on ABPM in Milan in 2011 that the 34 attendees should prepare a comprehensive position paper on the scientific evidence for ABPM. This position paper considers the historical background, the advantages and limitations of ABPM, the threshold levels for practice, and the cost–effectiveness of the technique. It examines the need…

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