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Controversy about hypertension screening in children

a clinical perspective

Bianchetti, Mario G.a; Bucher, Barbara S.b; Simonetti, Giacomo D.a,b

doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000580

aPediatric Department of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona

bDivision of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Correspondence to Giacomo D. Simonetti, MD, Pediatric Department of Southern Switzerland, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland.Tel: +41 91 811 86 68; fax: +41 91 811 80 26; e-mail:

Received 28 November, 2014

Revised 22 January, 2015

Accepted 28 February, 2015

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