Blood Pressure Measurement

Blood Pressure Measurement

Blood Pressure Measurement

Normal blood pressure is important for the normal functioning of the heart, kidneys, and brain. In order to measure blood pressure accurately, we have at our disposal several techniques: measuring blood pressure in the long term and under physical strain as well as non-invasively measuring blood pressure near the aorta by means of pulse wave analysis. When high blood pressure is hard to regulate, we look for any secondary causes. In addition to laboratory methods, we conduct imaging procedures, such as MRI scans of the kidneys, renal arteries, and adrenal glands as well as color-coded duplex sonography of the renal arteries to determine the index of resistance of the interlobar arteries.

Holter Blood Pressure Measurement

This type of blood pressure measurement is conducted in an outpatient setting using a digital mini-recorder in a 24-hour period in the desired time intervals...

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Measuring Blood Pressure Close to the Heart (SphygmoCor)

Blood pressure measurements are normally conducted with a so-called cuff rapped around the wrist or brachial artery. These measured readings can greatly differ from the central aortic pressure. Yet the risks and dangers of high blood...

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