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Why and how to monitor hypertension at home

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.
March 2011

Hypertension and the new Joint National Committee 8 recommendations for treatment

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.).
May 2022

Hypertension performance measure ‘flawed’

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
April 2022

Pearls help diagnose, manage drug-resistant hypertension

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.
June 2014

For hypertension, how low to go?

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.
April 2014

MKSAP Quiz: Cause of hypertension

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.
October 2011

Digging into the causes and fixes of resistant 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.
September 2016

Don't overlook pulmonary 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
April 2013

Learn to see signs of an often fatal disease

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.
April 2013

Shifting standards for hypertension

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.
March 2016

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