Reduction of 24-h blood pressure variability in extreme obese patients 10 days and 6 months after bariatric surgery depending on pre-existing hypertension

Published: 9 November 2018
Author(s): Anna Głuszewska, Barbara Gryglewska, Jerzy Gąsowski, Grzegorz Bilo, Bartosz Zarzycki, Anna Dzieża-Grudnik, Piotr Major, Andrzej Budzyński, Andrea Faini, Gianfranco Parati, Tomasz Grodzicki

Bariatric surgery is considered as a first line treatment in extreme obese patients to achieve a reduction in health risks. However, after surgical procedure obese patients with normal blood pressure (BP) levels still present residual risk, which may be partly related to lack of correction of BP profile and variability.