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Indianapolis, Indiana 46202


How high blood pressure in hemodialysis patients should be diagnosed and treated using medications or without medications is the purpose of this study.


- Adults with hypertension on hemodialysis Hypertensive, long-term (3 months or more) hemodialysis patients will be studied over a 6 hemodialysis baseline phase during which 44-hour interdialytic ambulatory BP will be performed and baseline symptoms collected. Patients with well-controlled hypertension, on anti-hypertensive therapy will have blood pressure medications withdrawn until they become hypertensive as assessed by 44-hour interdialytic ambulatory blood pressure recording. We will exclude patients who have had vascular event (stroke, myocardial infarction or limb ischemia requiring bypass) within previous six months, ambulatory BP >170 mm Hg systolic or >100 mm Hg diastolic, those who miss 2 or more hemodialysis treatments in the previous month, abuse street-drugs, require home oxygen, have symptomatic congestive heart failure or are morbidly obese (body mass index > 40 kg/m2).



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Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
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Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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