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Long-term cardiovascular outcomes in children and adolescents with hypertension

JAMA Pediatrics

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: Children diagnosed with hypertension had a higher associated long-term risk of major adverse cardiac events compared with controls without hypertension. Improved detection, follow-up, and control of pediatric hypertension may reduce the risk of adult cardiovascular disease. 

Authors: Rahul Chanchlani, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.Sc., of McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, is the corresponding author.

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Media advisory: This study is being released to coincide with presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting.

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