Neurocognitive Function in Children with Primary Hypertension

09 Jan 2017Marc B. Lande, MD, MPH, Donald L. Batisky, MD, Juan C. Kupferman, MD, MPH, Joshua Samuels, MD, MPH, Stephen R. Hooper, PhD, Bonita Falkner, MD, Shari R. Waldstein, PhD, Peter G. Szilagyi, MD, MPH, Hongyue Wang, PhD, Jennifer Staskiewicz, MS, Heather R. Adams, PhD

Youth with primary hypertension demonstrated significantly lower performance on neurocognitive testing compared with normotensive controls, in particular, on measures of memory, attention, and executive functions.

Case-control study
1 effect
150 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Blood Pressure - Hypertension Cardiovascular outcome
Blood Pressure - Hype...
Cardiovascular system

Learning Ability Brain outcome
Minor decreased risk of Learning Ability
Brain system

Moderate evidence