Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Blood pressure response to exercise testing

Miguel Chiacchio Sieira, Alberto Omar Ricart, Rafael Suau Estrany


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.

Text complet: HTML