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  1. Article review: Impact of Age on the Importance of Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressures for Stroke Risk. The MOnica, Risk, Genetics, Archiving, and Monograph (MORGAM) Project

    ... Tags Article review stroke risk Systolic blood pressure diastolic blood pressure MORGAM project Specialty ...

  2. Frequently Asked Questions about Hypertension

    ... in elderly? What is the recommended target blood pressure (BP) to be reached in diabetic hypertensive patients? How ... in elderly? Hypertension in the elderly is mainly systolic. Trials especially addressing treatment of isolated systolic ...

  3. Recommended reading

    ... http://ajh.oxfordjournals.org/ Blood Pressure http://informahealthcare.com/journal/blo Blood Pressure ... insights on evaluation and management in the post-SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) era. Hypertension ...

  4. Recommended Reading – Key Published Papers from 2016 as chosen by our Scientific Committee Members

    ... Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based ... insights on evaluation and management in the post-SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) era. Hypertension ...

  5. Heart rate reduction as a goal in hypertension

    What is the target for blood pressure reduction? How low should we go? Epidemiological studies show a ... in the primary composite outcome with more aggressive systolic blood pressure reductions to less than 120 mmHg, as compared with less ...

  6. Separating resistant hypertension from hypertension

    ... practice. It is defined as persistent elevation of blood pressure above 140/90–150/95 mmHg in patients who are adhering to a ... 1 For older patients (>70 years of age) with isolated systolic hypertension, resistant hypertension is defined as failure of an ...

  7. Congress Report: Scientific Highlights of the European Society of Cardiology Congress

    ... 27–31, 2016 Hot topics at this meeting included ideal blood pressure targets after the SPRINT trial, new tools for the evaluation of ... devices and methods for non-invasive estimation of aortic systolic BP.3 Central BP is more accurate in predicting cardiovascular risk ...

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

    ... dysfunction in diabetes: the hidden disease complicating blood pressure and heart rate control New developments from recent ... The SPRINT study demonstrated the benefits of reducing systolic BP values to 120 mmHg, compared with the standard target of 130 mmHg. ...

  9. Hypertension in diabetic patients

    Keeping blood pressure controlled in diabetic patients reduces the risk of cardiovascular, ... high-risk patients who had no evidence of left ventricular systolic dysfunction, heart failure or uncontrolled hypertension was assessed. ...

  10. Hypertension, stroke and salt sensitivity in East Asians

    Salt sensitivity of blood pressure (BP) is usually defined as a substantial change in BP parallel to changes in sodium intake, such as a difference in systolic BP ≥10 mmHg between high and low sodium intake protocols. It is ...

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