Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Clinical outcomes and adverse effects comparable across various BP measurement methods in SPRINT

AHA 2017 - Anaheim, CA, USA

Nov. 14, 2017 - AHA 2017 - Anaheim, CA - Dr. Sripal Bangalore - NYU Langone, New York, NY, USA.

AHA 2017 A lot of variation in BP measurement methods was seen in SPRINT, despite the protocol, but in 3/4 of sites patients were alone at least at some point during the BP reading.

Educational information

This 3-minute education provides a summary of just presented scientific data, recorded during the AHA 2017 congress. The objective is to provide a brief commentary and potential implications of these findings.

Faculty

Dr. Sripal Bangalore is Interventional Cardiologist and researcher at the NYU Langone in New York, NY, USA.

Disclosures

- Our reporting is based on the information provided at the AHA 2017 congress -

Read our coverage of the presentation of the SPRINT study at AHA 2017