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Japanese Society of Hypertension

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Key publications in Japan

Umemura S, Arima H, Arima S, Asayama K, Dohi Y, Hirooka Y, Horio T, Hoshide S, Ikeda S, Ishimitsu T, Ito M, Ito S, Iwashima Y, Kai H, Kamide K, Kanno Y, Kashihara N, Kawano Y, Kikuchi T, Kitamura K, Kitazono T, Kohara K, Kudo M, Kumagai H, Matsumura K, Matsuura H, Miura K, Mukoyama M, Nakamura S, Ohkubo T, Ohya Y, Okura T, Rakugi H, Saitoh S, Shibata H, Shimosawa T, Suzuki H, Takahashi S, Tamura K, Tomiyama H, Tsuchihashi T, Ueda S, Uehara Y, Urata H, Hirawa N. The Japanese Society of Hypertension Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension (JSH 2019). Hypertens Res. 2019; 42:1235-1481. PMID: 31375757.

JCS Joint Working Group. Guidelines for the clinical use of 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure




TOPICS from Japan


Primary results of the JAMP study was published! [Updated on November 20, 2020]


The JAMP study, a largest prospective ABPM study to date, which includes 6359 outpatient population who had ambulatory BP monitoring to evaluate the association between both nocturnal hypertension and nighttime BP dipping patterns and the occurrence of cardiovascular events in patients with hypertension showed that nighttime BP and a riser pattern of nighttime BP were significantly and independently associated with the risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease and Heart Failure events.


Kario K, Hoshide S, Mizuno H, Kabutoya T, Nishizawa M, Yoshida T, Abe H, Katsuya T, Fujita Y, Okazaki O, Yano Y, Tomitani N, Kanegae H; JAMP Study Group.

Nighttime Blood Pressure Phenotype and Cardiovascular Prognosis: Practitioner-

Based Nationwide JAMP Study. Circulation. 2020 Nov 2. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.049730. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33131317.


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