Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2001

Abstract

We display a poblational and transversal cohort study with 402 male and female patients of 55 years old or than oldness, from Santa Lucía Maracaibo City Parroquial. Neuropsychologic essays were performs for recent memory evaluation; as a result we obtain two groups: with recent memory disturb and recent memory normal. Weight (kg), tall (m), body mass index (w/t2) and fortituos blood pressure with Dynamap Critikon were performs too. All patients were evaluated with an automatic engine for ambulatory blood pressure monitorization during vigil and sleep hours.

Our conclusions were: 1) Exist a relation of systolic blood pressure with recent memory disturbs. 2) The systolic blood pressure values during sleep hours are better recent memory disturbs predictors. 3) The casuals blood pressure determinations there isn’t correlation with recent memory disturbs. 4) We propose the ambulatory blood pressure monitorization by 24 hours in early memory disturbs diagnosis.

Publication Title

Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Venezolana de Medicina Interna

Academic Level

faculty

Mentor/PI Department

Neuroscience

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Diseases Commons

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