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Higher CV risk found in untreated white coat hypertension
6/11/2019

People with untreated white coat hypertension, but not those with treated white coat effect, had a higher likelihood of cardiovascular events, CV mortality and all-cause mortality, compared with those with normal blood pressure, according to a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The study, based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of 27 studies involving 64,273 individuals, "highlights the importance of future trials to evaluate interventions to reduce cardiovascular risk in WCH," researchers wrote.

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