1. Noninvasive optical coherence tomography imaging correlates with anatomic and physiologic end-organ changes in healthy normotensives with systemic blood pressure variability

    Noninvasive optical coherence tomography imaging correlates with anatomic and physiologic end-organ changes in healthy normotensives with systemic blood pressure variability

    Objective Blood pressure variability (BPV) is considered as a novel risk factor for cardiovascular disease including left ventricular hypertrophy, vascular stiffness, and renal dysfunction. In this study, we aimed to determine the relationship between ambulatory BPV with subclinical organ damage and vascular stiffness parameters in normotensive healthy subjects. Methods A total of 100 healthy subjects over 18 years of age were included in this cross-sectional study. We divided the participants into two groups according to the median value of the SD of mean 24-h blood pressure (BP) (Group 1: SD of mean 24-h BP <10.15 and Group 2: SD ...

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