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What does TOD stand for?

TOD stands for Target Organ Damage


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With the increase in hypertension in pediatric individuals and the finding of target organ damage in adolescents (for the first time--formerly, it was in texts that individuals did not develop damage to CV system until 20s or 30s), it is clear that all health care professionals should monitor blood pressure in the pediatric population.
The new study's findings are important because "nocturnal nondipping" associated with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) has been linked to target organ damage and to a poor cardiovascular prognosis (Can.
Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2007: 7 Suppl 1; 153-8) Key words: hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy, relative voltage deficit, specific potential of myocardium, target organ damage Introduction Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) detected either by electrocardiography (ECG) or echocardiography (EchoCG) in patients with high blood pressure (BP) is defined as an indicator of cardiac target organ damage (C-TOD) (1, 2).
The work covers historical, pathophysiological, and clinical aspects of hypertension, and includes chapters on target organ damage, clinical assessment, treatment, hypertension in special patient groups, hypertension in pregnancy, and hypertensive urgencies and emergencies.