Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

G. Mancia, G. Parati, S. Omboni, L. Ulian, A. Zanchetti

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This paper will briefly summarize the available evidence on the diagnostic and prognostic relevance of a number of parameters derived from the analysis of 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure recordings. These parameters include the 24 h average blood pressure values, the difference between daytime and nighttime blood pressure, the difference between clinic blood pressure and daytime average blood pressure as a surrogate measure of the 'white coat effect', and 24 hour blood pressure variability as quantified by the standard deviation of the 24 hour average value.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)703-715
Number of pages13
JournalClinical and Experimental Hypertension
Issue number5-6
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1999


  • Ambulatory blood pressure recording
  • Blood pressure variability
  • Heart rate variability
  • Hypertension
  • Organ damage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine


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