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Ambulatory BP betters office reads for CV risk

A recent report found that office BP has no value in predicting cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality in patients with resistant hypertension. Higher ambulatory measurements, however, are good indicators of these outcomes, according to the same report.

Can ACE inhibitor diagnose heart failure?

Digitalis has been used to aid in the diagnosis of heart failure. Patients in failure often have a clinical response to digitalis within a few days. The reason for the failure may not be elucidated, but the diagnosis is supported. Do ACE inhibitors produce a similar quick response? If so, how long does it take?—EUGENE…

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