Implications of exercise hypertension

M. S. Lauer*, F. J. Pashkow, S. A. Harvey, T. H. Marwick, J. D. Thomas

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Abstract

Exercise hypertension, an exaggerated systolic blood pressure response to exercise, is a common finding in routine exercise testing, but its clinical implications are not clear. Among 594 consecutive adult patients undergoing both exercise testing and coronary angiography within 90 days, those with exercise hypertension were less likely to have severe angiographically documented coronary artery disease and had a substantially lower two-year all-cause mortality rate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-39
Number of pages5
JournalCardiology Review
Volume13
Issue number7
StatePublished - Dec 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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