Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Data Of Daily Blood Pressure Monitoring In Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Year: 2009, volume 5 Issue: №2 Pages: 190-164
Heading: Internal Diseases Article type: Original article
Authors: N.M. Nikitina, O.S. Lobanova, A.P. Rebrov
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

The aim of present work is to study the frequency of hypertension and the peculiarity of 24-hour blood pressure monitoring in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. We studied 584 patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Daily blood pressure monitoring was carried out in 46 patients with arthritis and 18 patients with essential hypertension. Frequency of hypertension was higher in patients with arthritis then in general population. Elevation of systolic blood pressure, heart rate and arterial blood pressure adequate decrease at night were developed to associate with advance of the disease.

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