Methods for Blood Pressure Evaluation Using Exercise Stress Testing

  • P. A. Hertzman
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Abstract

We and others have previously shown that blood pressure analysis during ergometric stress testing is a safe and reliable procedure that can be used effectively in diagnosis [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9], and as a predictor of future hypertension both in borderline [10, 11, 12] and in normal patients [13, 14, 15, 16, 17].

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