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Vol. 45. Num. 167.July - September 2010Pages 149-216
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Vol. 45. Num. 167.July - September 2010Pages 149-216
Blood pressure response to exercise testing
Miguel Chiacchio Sieiraa,
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, Alberto Omar Ricartb, Rafael Suau Estranyc
a Unidad de Medicina del Deporte, Consultas Médicas Juaneda Bellver, Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, España
b Medicina del Deporte, Universidad Nacional de la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
c Medicina de la Educación Física y el Deporte, Servicio de Medicina del Deporte, Consell de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, España
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Although blood pressure is usually measured during and in recovery from a stress test, there are no clearly established figures of an abnormal response. Different methods and population studies give different definitions. This conflicting data had provoked an inadequate appreciation of clinical significance, and the conduct to follow. This article revises work relevant to blood pressure response in exercise testing, and based on evidence, proposes a series of values and conducts of diagnostic and prognostic significance.

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