Office-based blood pressure measurement has multiple limitations as a method of monitoring hypertension control, Dr. ... This limited picture is even more of a problem in treating patients who have masked or white coat hypertension.
Hypertension and the new Joint National Committee 8 recommendations for treatment. ... This same recommendation is true for patients in this age group with diabetes or kidney disease (which increase the risks associated with hypertension.).
A: Hypertension is a very common chronic condition, and controlling hypertension is known to reduce the long-term sequelae, such as heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure. ... The PMC appreciates the significance of controlling hypertension and that
cases. In a way, treating drug-resistant hypertension is easy. Double-check the diagnosis. ... White-coat hypertension confounds the diagnosis. Patients are rushed, and so are clinicians.
JAMA author who directs the Penn Hypertension program at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. ... 2013 ESH/ESC Practice Guidelines for the Management of Arterial Hypertension. Blood Press.
In addition, a family history of hypertension is common in patients with essential hypertension. ... Coarctation of the aorta should be suspected in a young patient presenting with systemic hypertension.
Only 3% or less are on chlorthalidone, the diuretic overwhelming preferred by experts in resistant hypertension. ... He's also studying central iliac arteriovenous anastomosis as a solution to resistant hypertension.
Treatment for pulmonary hypertension has improved dramatically over the past two decades, with nine FDA-approved therapies available where once there were none. ... Read our story to learn more about when to suspect pulmonary hypertension and how to
Circulation. 2009;119:2250-94. [PMID: 19332472]. Rosenzweig EB, ed. Earlier diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension. ... Functional classification of pulmonary hypertension in children: Report from the PVRI pediatric taskforce, Panama 2011.
Taler, MD, FACP, a hypertension expert who is a professor of medicine and a physician at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. ... However, Dr. Taler, the Mayo Clinic hypertension expert, said doctors shouldn't wait that long.