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Prof. Roland Asmar
Cardiology & vascular Diseases

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2001 - 2010
1991 - 2000
Asmar R.
Measuring arterial hypertension.
J Med Liban 2000;48(6):347-53.

Asmar R.
Measuring arterial pressure.
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 2000;93(11 Suppl):1363-70.

Hornych A, Marre M, Mimran A, Chaignon M, Asmar R, Fauvel JP; Groupe Evaluation de la Société française d'hypertension artérielle de la mesure.
Microabluminuria in arterial hypertension. Measurement, variables, interpretation, recommendations.
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 2000;93(11):1304-8.

Asmar R, Lacourcière Y.
A new approach to assessing antihypertensive therapy: effect of treatment on pulse pressure. Candesartan cilexetil in Hypertension Ambulatory Measurement of Blood Pressure (CHAMP) Study Investigators
J Hypertens 2000;18(11):1683-90.

Safar ME, Rudnichi A, Asmar R.
Drug treatment of hypertension: the reduction of pulse pressure does not necessarily parallel that of systolic and diastolic blood pressure
J Hypertens 2000;18(9):1159-63.

Gaudemaris R, Asmar R, Girerd X, Mallion JM, Maitre A.
Validation of electronic automatic-measurement arterial blood pressure devices.
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 2000;93(8):979-82.

Benetos A, Guize L, Rudnichi A, Safar M, Asmar R, Bean K.
How can hypertensive patients be better treated? The contribution of combination therapy.
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2000;35 Suppl 3:S13-16.

Denolle T, Waeber B, Kjeldsen S, Parati G, Wilson M, Asmar R
Self-measurement of blood pressure in clinical trials and therapeutic applications.
Blood Press Monit 2000;5(2):145-9.

Asmar R, Zanchetti A.
Guidelines for the use of self-blood pressure monitoring: a summary report of the First International Consensus Conference. Groupe Evaluation & Measure of the French Society of Hypertension.
J Hypertens 2000;18(5):493-508.

Asmar R.
Proceedings from the first international consensus conference on self-blood pressure measurement.
Blood Press Monit 2000;5(2):91-2.

Ribeiro L, Gama G, Santos A, Asmar R, Martins L, Pol?nia J.
Arterial distensibility in subjects with white-coat hypertension with and without diabetes or dyslipidaemia: comparison with normotensives and sustained hypertensives.
Blood Press Monit 2000;5(1):11-7.

Myers MG, Asmar R, Leenen FH, Safar M.
Fixed low-dose combination therapy in hypertension--a dose response study of perindopril and indapamide.
J Hypertens 2000;18(3):317-25.

Albaladejo P, Asmar R, Safar M, Benetos A
Association between 24-hour ambulatory heart rate and arterial stiffness
J Hum Hypertens 2000;14(2):137-41.

Lacourcière Y, Asmar R
A comparison of the efficacy and duration of action of candesartan cilexetil and losartan as assessed by clinic and ambulatory blood pressure after a missed dose, in truly hypertensive patients: a placebo-controlled, forced titration study. Candesartan/Losartan study investigators
Am J Hypertens 1999;12(12 Pt 1-2):1181-7.

White WB, Asmar R, Imai Y, Mansoor GA, Padfield P, Thijs L, Waeber B.
Task force VI: Self-monitoring of the blood pressure.
Blood Press Monit 1999;4(6):343-51.

Asmar R, Amah G, Crisan O, Haddad S.
Efficacy and tolerance of indapamide sustained release 1.5 mg on 24-h blood pressure in essential hypertension
Eur Heart J 1999;1(suppl P):P21-30.

Blacher J, Mourad JJ, Asmar R, Girerd X, London G, Safar M.
Value of arterial rigidity measurements in cardiovascular pathology
Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 1999;48(4):264-7.

Bortolotto LA, Safar ME, Billaud E, Lacroix C, Asmar R, London GM, Blacher J.
Plasma homocysteine, aortic stiffness, and renal function in hypertensive patients.
Hypertension 1999;34(4 Pt 2):837-42.

Asmar RG.
Noninvasive evaluation of arterial abnormalities in hypertensive patients.
Pathol Biol (Paris) 1999;47(7):685-95.

Asmar R, Topouchian J, Potocka AC, Pannier B, Rudnichi A, Safar M
Evaluation of the effect of an antihypertensive treatment on arterial distensibility in essential arterial hypertension. The Complior study. A preliminary analysis of data at inclusion
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 1999;92(8):949-55.

Asmar R, Topouchian J, Potocka AC, Rudnichi A, Safar M.
Complior study: preliminary analysis of data at
J Hypertens 1999;17(6):848-849.

Ferreira AV, Viana MC, Mill JG, Asmar RG, Cunha RS.
Racial differences in aortic stiffness in normotensive and hypertensive adults.
J Hypertens 1999;17(5):631-7.

Blacher J, Asmar R, Djane S, London GM, Safar ME.
Aortic pulse wave velocity as a marker of cardiovascular risk in hypertensive patients.
Hypertension 1999;33(5):1111-7.

Topouchian J, Asmar R, Sayegh F, Rudnicki A, Benetos A, Bacri AM, Safar ME.
Changes in arterial structure and function under trandolapril-verapamil combination in hypertension
Stroke 1999;30(5):1056-64.

Hornych A, Asmar R.
Microalbuminuria and arterial hypertension
Presse Med 1999 20;28(11):597-604.

Mallion JM, Asmar R, Boutelant S, Guez D.
Twenty-four hour antihypertensive efficacy of indapamide, 1.5-mg sustained release: results of two randomized double-blind controlled studies.
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 1998;32(4):673-8.

Asmar R, Madonna O, Brisac AM, Benetos A, Laurent S.
Comparison between the effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II antagonists.
Therapie 1998;53(3):253-70.

Asmar R
Efficacy and safety of indapamide 1.5 mg sustained release coated tablets in the therapy of arterial hypertension
Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 1998;47(2):94-104.

Asmar R.
Cardiovascular risk and ambulatory blood pressure measurement of arterial pressure.
Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 1998;47(2):75-80.

Safar ME, London GM, Asmar R, Frohlich ED.
Recent advances on large arteries in hypertension.
Hypertension 1998;32(1):156-61.

Topouchian J, Brisac AM, Pannier B, Vicaut E, Safar M, Asmar R
Assessment of the acute arterial effects of converting enzyme inhibition in essential hypertension: a double-blind, comparative and crossover study.
J Hum Hypertens 1998;12(3):181-7.

Rudnichi A, Safar M, Asmar R, Guize L, Benetos A.
Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in a French population
J Hypertens Suppl 1998;16(1):S85-90.

Benetos A, Laurent S, Asmar RG, Lacolley P.
Large artery stiffness in hypertension.
J Hypertens Suppl 1997;15(2):S89-97.

Asmar RG, Topouchian JA, Benetos A, Sayegh FA, Mourad JJ, Safar ME.
Non-invasive evaluation of arterial abnormalities in hypertensive patients
J Hypertens Suppl 1997;15(2):S99-107.

Vaïsse B, Herpin D, Asmar R, Battistella P, Zannad F, Boutelant S, Lyon A, Conte D, Denis J, Honore P, Contard S, Prost PL, Mallion JM, Poggi L.
Assessment of antihypertensive effect by blood pressure monitoring: applications to bisoprolol and lisinopril in a double-blind study.
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 1997;29(5):612-7.

Asmar R, Brisac AM, Courivaud JM, Lecor B, London GM, Safar ME.
Influence of gender on the level of pulse pressure: the role of large conduit arteries.
Clin Exp Hypertens 1997;19(5-6):793-811.

Benetos A, Cambien F, Gautier S, Ricard S, Safar M, Laurent S, Lacolley P, Poirier O, Topouchian J, Asmar R.
Influence of the angiotensin II type 1 receptor gene polymorphism on the effects of perindopril and nitrendipine on arterial stiffness in hypertensive individuals.
Hypertension 1996;28(6):1081-4.

Annane D, Bellissant E, Pussard E, Asmar R, Lacombe F, Lanata E, Madonna O, Safar M, Giudicelli JF, Gajdos P.
Placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind study of intravenous enalaprilat efficacy and safety in acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema.
Circulation 1996;94(6):1316-24.

Mallion JM, Asmar R, Ambrosioni E, MacMahon M, Coupez JM, de Cordoüe A, Barrandon S, Brault Y, Guez D, Safar M.
Evaluation of trough/peak ratio of indapamide 1.5 mg sustained-release form assessed by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 1996;89 Spec No 4:27-38.

Asmar R, Scuteri A, Topouchian J, Brisac AM, Maldonado J, Cloarec L, Safar M.
Arterial distensibility and circadian blood pressure variability
Blood Press Monit 1996;1:333-8.

Benetos A, Gautier S, Ricard S, Topouchian J, Asmar R, Poirier O, Larosa E, Guize L, Safar M, Soubrier F, Cambien F.
Influence of angiotensin-converting enzyme and angiotensin II type 1 receptor gene polymorphisms on aortic stiffness in normotensive and hypertensive patients
Circulation 1996;94(4):698-703.

Asmar R, Brisac AM, Sayegh F, Khalil Z, Safar M.
Survey on hypertension and diuretics
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 1996;89(8):1081-5.

Asmar R, Waeber B.
Assessment of antihypertensive efficacy by non-invasive ambulatory blood pressure monitoring.
Blood Press Monit 1996;1(3):307.

Asmar R.
Therapeutic efficacy.
Blood Press Monit 1996;1(3):305-306.

Asmar R, Boutelant S, Chaignon M, Guedon J, Topouchian J, Mallion JM, Safar M.
Repeated measurements of non-invasive ambulatory blood pressure: distinction between reproducibility and the proper effect of placebo.
Blood Press Monit 1996;1(3):283-288.

Asmar R, Benetos A, Pannier B, Agnes E, Topouchian J, Laloux B, Safar M.
Prevalence and circadian variations of ST-segment depression and its concomitant blood pressure changes in asymptomatic systemic hypertension.
Am J Cardiol 1996 15;77(5):384-90.

Bénétos A, Laflèche A, Asmar R, Gautier S, Safar A, Safar ME.
Arterial stiffness, hydrochlorothiazide and converting enzyme inhibition in essential hypertension.
J Hum Hypertens 1996;10(2):77-82.

Siche JP, Herpin D, Asmar RG, Poncelet P, Chamontin B, Comparat V, Gressin V, Boutelant S, Mallion JM.
Non-invasive ambulatory blood pressure variability and cardiac baroreflex sensitivity.
J Hypertens 1995;13(12 Pt 2):1654-9.

Asmar R, Benetos A, Topouchian J, Laurent P, Pannier B, Brisac AM, Target R, Levy BI.
Assessment of arterial distensibility by automatic pulse wave velocity measurement. Validation and clinical application studies.
Hypertension 1995;26(3):485-90.

Andréjak M, Mallion JM, Asmar R, Chau NG, de Gaudemaris R, Drici M, Herpin D, Poncelet P.
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and clinical trials
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 1995;88(8):1175-8.

Asmar R, Guez D, Malbezin M, Brault Y, de Cordoue A, Barrandon S, Bruxelles MC, Chastang C.
Therapeutic benefit of a low dose of indapamide: results of a double-blind against placebo European controlled study.
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 1995;88(8):1083-7.

Benetos A, Topouchian J, Ricard S, Gautier S, Bonnardeaux A, Asmar R, Poirier O, Soubrier F, Safar M, Cambien F.
Influence of angiotensin II type 1 receptor polymorphism on aortic stiffness in never-treated hypertensive patients.
Hypertension 1995;26(1):44-7.

Cunha RS, Benetos A, Laurent S, Safar ME, Asmar RG.
Distension capacity of the carotid artery and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Effects of age and hypertension
Am J Hypertens 1995;8(4 Pt 1):343-52

Asmar R, Safavian A, Tual JL, Safar ME.
Arterial and cardiac changes in hypertension in the elderly.
Blood Press Suppl. 1995;3:31-7.

Asmar R, Benetos A, London G, Hugue C, Weiss Y, Topouchian J, Laloux B, Safar M
Aortic distensibility in normotensive, untreated and treated hypertensive patients.
Blood Press 1995;4(1):48-54.

Laurent S, Becquemont L, Laloux B, Asmar R, Hugue C, Vayssairat M, Billaud E, Bauthier P, Cohen N, Houri L, et al
Hemodynamic effects of chronic treatment by cilazapril in normotensive patients with obliterative arterial diseases of the lower limbs
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 1994;87(8):987-90.

Benetos A, Asmar R, Gautier S, Salvi P, Safar M.
Heterogeneity of the arterial tree in essential hypertension: a noninvasive study of the terminal aorta and the common carotid artery.
J Hum Hypertens 1994;8(7):501-7.

Asmar RG, Julia PL, Mascarel VL, Fabiani JN, Benetos A, Safar ME.
Ambulatory blood pressure profile after carotid endarterectomy in patients with ischaemic arterial disease.
J Hypertens 1994;12(6):697-702.

Safar ME, Asmar R, Benetos A, Levy BI, London GM.
Sodium, large arteries, and diuretic compounds in hypertension
Am J Med Sci 1994;307 Suppl 1:S3-8.

Asmar R, Benetos A, Ghodsi N, Meilhac B, Safar M
Regional arterial hemodynamics and carotid circulation in essential arterial hypertension. Effect of nitrendipine in patients over 40 years of age
Presse Med 1993;22(35):1770-5.

Poggi L, Mallion JM, Renucci JF, Vaïsse B, de Gaudemaris R, Chanudet X, Asmar R, Tcherdakoff P
Non-invasive ambulatory measurement of arterial pressure. Recommendations of the measurement group of the French Society of Arterial Hypertension
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 1993;86(8):1137-42.

Asmar RG, Benetos A, Chaouche-Teyara K, Raveau-Landon CM, Safar ME.
Comparison of effects of felodipine versus hydrochlorothiazide on arterial diameter and pulse-wave velocity in essential hypertension
Am J Cardiol 1993;72(11):794-8.

Asmar R, Benetos A, Brahimi M, Chaouche K, Safar M.
Arterial and antihypertensive effects of nitrendipine: a double-blind comparison versus placebo
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 1992;20(6):858-63.

Asmar RG, Benetos A, Darne BM, Pauly NC, Safar ME.
Converting enzyme inhibition: dissociation between antihypertensive and arterial effects
J Hum Hypertens 1992;6(5):381-5.

Herpin D, Vaïsse B, Raud-Raynier P, Boijoux C, Pitiot M, Asmar R, Contard S, Gosse P, de Gaudemaris R, Zannad F, et al.
Comparative effects of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and calcium inhibitors related to baseline ambulatory blood pressure. A French multicenter study.
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 1992;85(8):1235-8.

Safar ME, Asmar RG, Benetos A, London GM, Lévy BI.
Sodium, large arteries and diuretic compounds in hypertension.
J Hypertens Suppl. 1992;10(6):S133-6.

Asmar RG, Iannascoli F, Benetos A, Safar ME.
Dose optimization study of arterial changes associated with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition in hypertension
J Hypertens Suppl. 1992;10(5):S13-9.

Safar ME, Asmar RG, Benetos A.
Large artery dilation produced by converting enzyme inhibition in hypertension: therapeutic aspects.
Am J Med 1992;92(4B):47S-53S.

Asmar RG, Girerd XJ, Brahimi M, Safavian A, Safar ME.
Ambulatory blood pressure measurement, smoking and abnormalities of glucose and lipid metabolism in essential hypertension.
J Hypertens 1992;10(2):181-7.

Asmar RG, Benetos A, Darne B, Laurent S, Safar ME.
An indirect evaluation of the effect of the autonomic nervous system following converting enzyme inhibition in hypertension.
Clin Exp Hypertens A;14(5):853-73.

Asmar RG, Pannier BM, London GM, Safar ME.
Cardiac hypertrophy and arterial compliance after antihypertensive treatment.
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 1991;84 Spec No 4:79-83.

Demolis PD, Asmar RG, Levy BI, Safar ME.
Non-invasive evaluation of the conduit function and the buffering function of large arteries in man.
Clin Physiol 1991;11(6):553-64.

Thomas JR, Asmar RG, Safar ME.
Effects of perindopril on structural and functional changes in hypertensive arteries
S Afr Med J 1991;Suppl:6-9.

Benetos A, Asmar R, Vasmant D, Thiéry P, Safar M.
Long lasting arterial effects of the ACE inhibitor ramipril
J Hum Hypertens 1991;5(5):363-8.

Girerd X, Laurent S, Pannier B, Asmar R, Safar M
Arterial distensibility and left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with sustained essential hypertension
Am Heart J 1991;122(4 Pt 2):1210-4.

Asmar R, Boulanger P, Benetos A, Darne B, Laurent S, Safar M.
Antihypertensive efficacy of the combination of captopril 50mg and hydrochlorothiazide 25mg evaluated by ambulatory blood pressure measurement.
Presse Med 1991;20(26):1215-8.

Asmar RG, Kerihuel JC, Girerd XJ, Safar ME
Effect of bisoprolol on blood pressure and arterial hemodynamics in systemic hypertension.
Am J Cardiol 1991;68(1):61-4.

Asmar R, Sassano P, Demolis P, Ménard J, Safar M.
Validation of Oscillomat, a device for self-measurement of blood pressure. Comparison with mercury sphygmomanometers
Presse Med 1991;20(12):551-5.

Asmar RG, Pannier BM, London GM, Safar ME.
Cardiac hypertrophy and arterial compliance following drug treatment in hypertension.
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 1991;18 Suppl 7:S37-9.

1980 - 1990

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