Is systolic blood pressure control or diastolic blood pressure control more important in chronic kidney disease (CKD)?

Updated: Jul 21, 2021
  • Author: Pradeep Arora, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Systolic blood pressure (SBP) control is considered more important than diastolic blood pressure control. However, SBP is also considered difficult to control in elderly patients with CKD.


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