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  1. Resistant hypertension

    Resistant hypertension is defined as persistent elevation of blood pressure above 140/90 ... 6/3 mmHg compared with a sedentary control group. 12 Secondary hypertension is detected in 5-10% of all patients with hypertension, 13,14 however, several secondary forms of hypertension are more prevalent in resistant hypertension ...

  2. Frequently Asked Questions about Hypertension

    ... are the recommended drugs to be used for the treatment of hypertension in elderly? What is the recommended target blood pressure ... raise blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnea, unsuspected secondary cause, irreversible or scarcely reversible organ damage and volume ...

  3. Prevention of hypertension

    ... Prof. Renata Cífková MD PhD, focuses on the prevention of hypertension. The course describes the burden of hypertension and preventive ... are epidemiology of cardiovascular risk factors, primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, and clinical studies. Search ...

  4. Separating resistant hypertension from hypertension

    True resistant hypertension is uncommon in general practice. It is defined as persistent ... For older patients (>70 years of age) with isolated systolic hypertension, resistant hypertension is defined as failure of an adequate ... arterial vasodilators -Excessive sodium intake (b) Secondary hypertension Management of resistant hypertension Measure ...

  5. Highlights from the 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Egyptian Hypertension Society

    ... Usage Practical Section placement Manage Hypertension Online Topics Hypertension Tags ... young is mainly IDH, and is predominantly (70-85% of cases) secondary hypertension. Blood pressure determinants are either genetic or ...

  6. Hypertension in diabetic patients

    ... enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) Background Hypertension and diabetes are indelibly linked because of genetics and environmental factors. Hypertension occurs twice as frequently in those with diabetes compared with ... assessment of end-organ damage. The possible presence of secondary hypertension should be considered, as should the possibility of ...

  7. Scientific Highlights: 2016 Latin American conference on cardiometabolic diseases management: health emergencies in focus

    ... Usage Practical Section placement Manage Hypertension Online Manage Diabetes Online Manage Thyroid Online ... therapy (e.g. metformin) and statin treatment, should be secondary actions, following lifestyle improvements. It is also important ...

  8. 2013 Asia–Pacific Cardiology Symposium “From hypertension to heart failure – Interruption of the cardiovascular continuum”

    The conference “From hypertension to heart failure – Interruption of the cardiovascular ... the current anti-thrombotic therapies for the primary and/or secondary prevention of cerebrocardiovascular events Chair(s) ... 15.00 Long term use of aspirin for primary and secondary prevention: evidence and guidelines Eugenio Reyes (The Philippines) ...

  9. Beta Blockers are still considered the first line of therapy in essential hypertension?

    ... type Video Section placement Manage Hypertension Online Video Beta blockers in ... Tags beta-blockers Essential hypertension Secondary protection Hypertensive diabetic patients cardiovascular risk ...

  10. Highlights from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress, Munich, Germany, 25–29 August, 2018

    The major highpoint in the field of hypertension at the ESC 2018 Congress was the detailed presentation of the new ... cardiovascular risk and low dose aspirin was recommended for secondary prevention but not primary prevention in hypertensive patients. ...

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