Risk Stratification by Self-Measured Home Blood Pressure across Categories of Conventional Blood Pressure: A Participant-Level Meta-Analysis
Asayama, Kei × Thijs, Lutgarde Brguljan-Hitij, Jana Niiranen, Teemu J Hozawa, Atsushi Boggia, José Aparicio, Lucas S Hara, Azusa Johansson, Jouni K Ohkubo, Takayoshi Tzourio, Christophe Stergiou, George S Sandoya, Edgardo Tsuji, Ichiro Jula, Antti M Imai, Yutaka Staessen, Jan A International Database of Home Blood Pressure in Relation to Cardiovascular Outcome (IDHOCO) investigators #
Public Library of Science
PLoS Medicine vol:11 issue:1 pages:e1001591
The Global Burden of Diseases Study 2010 reported that hypertension is worldwide the leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease, causing 9.4 million deaths annually. We examined to what extent self-measurement of home blood pressure (HBP) refines risk stratification across increasing categories of conventional blood pressure (CBP).