Home BP monitoring to prevent CVD

Masked hypertension could be described as the opposite of white coat hypertension and occurs when patients have higher BP in daily life than when it is measured in the clinic.

The study found that HBP measurements could improve the prediction of cardiovascular risk or death in people whose conventional blood pressure (CBP) readings were associated with little or no risk of cardiovascular disease.

Researchers looked at data from 5008 people enrolled in the International Database of Home Blood Pressure in Relation to Cardiovascular Outcomes (IDHOCO) study who