The relation between serotonin levels and insufficient blood pressure decrease during night-time in hypertensive patients

TOPSAKAL R. , Kalay N. , Gunturk E. E. , DOĞAN A. , İNANÇ M. T. , Kaya M. G. , ...More

BLOOD PRESSURE, vol.18, no.6, pp.367-371, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/08037050903350788
  • Title of Journal : BLOOD PRESSURE
  • Page Numbers: pp.367-371


Aim. The serotonin levels in thrombocytes are decreased in hypertensive patients. The aim of our study was to investigate the relationship between serotonin levels and insufficient nocturnal blood pressure (BP) decrease (non-dipper) in hypertensive patients.