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*  Portopulmonary hypertension
... (PPH) is defined by the coexistence of portal and pulmonary hypertension. PPH is a serious ... Pulmonary hypertension complicating portal hypertension: prevalence and relation to splanchnic hemodynamics. Gastroenterology ... The diagnosis of portopulmonary hypertension is based on hemodynamic criteria: . Portal hypertension and/or liver disease ( ... Clinical Risk Factors for Portopulmonary Hypertension. Hepatology 2008;48 Bejaminov et al. Portopulmonary hypertension in ...
*  Pseudohypertension
85, Hypertension". Retrieved 2008-12-20. Franklin, SS; Wilkinson, IB; McEniery, CM (February 2012). "Unusual hypertensive ... Salvatore Mangione, MD Messerli FH (May 1986). "Osler's maneuver, pseudohypertension, and true hypertension in the elderly". Am ... phenotypes: what is their significance?". Hypertension. 59 (2): 173-8. doi:10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.182956. PMID 22184330. ...
*  Ocular hypertension
... is the presence of elevated fluid pressure inside the eye (intraocular pressure), usually with no optic ... Ocular hypertension is treated with either medications or laser. Medications that lower intraocular pressure work by decreasing ... The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study, a large, multicentered, randomized clinical trial, determined that topical ocular ... American Optometric Association - Ocular Hypertension webMD - Tonometry eMedicine - Glaucoma Overview Kass, M.A. (2002). "The ...
*  Ambulatory blood pressure
In addition, nocturnal hypertension is associated with end organ damage and is a much better indicator than the daytime blood ... It is believed to be able to reduce the white coat hypertension effect in which a patient's blood pressure is elevated during ... Readings revealing possible hypertension-related end organ damage, such as left ventricular hypertrophy or narrowing of the ... Out-of-office measurements are highly recommended as an adjunct to office measurements by almost all hypertension organizations ...
*  Renin inhibitor
In vitro and in vivo studies". Hypertension. 4 (3 Pt 2): 59-69. doi:10.1161/01.HYP.4.3_Pt_2.59. PMID 7040240. Tree, M.; Atrash ... However, the role of plasma renin levels in the etiology and management of hypertension is disputed. Renin inhibitors bind to ... It is used to treat hypertension as monotherapy or in combination with other antihypertensive agents. The key to the discovery ... Moser M, Izzo JL (2003). "Plasma renin measurement in the management of hypertension: the V and R hypothesis". J Clin Hypertens ...
*  Essential hypertension
... (also called primary hypertension or idiopathic hypertension) is the form of hypertension that by ... Hypertension is one of the most common complex disorders. The etiology of hypertension differs widely amongst individuals ... Obesity can increase the risk of hypertension to fivefold as compared with normal weight, and up to two-thirds of hypertension ... Another view is that hypertension can be caused by mutations in single genes, inherited on a Mendelian basis. Hypertension can ...
*  Portal hypertensive gastropathy
Congestion of the mucosa in other parts of the gastrointestinal tract can also be seen in portal hypertension. When the ... Portal hypertensive gastropathy refers to changes in the mucosa of the stomach in patients with portal hypertension; by far the ... Since it treats the root cause of portal hypertension gastropathy, it has been putatively used for the condition. The ... Several studies have found that patients with portal hypertension develop increased blood flow to the stomach. The ...
*  Gestational hypertension
... or pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is the development of new hypertension in a pregnant woman ... There exist several hypertensive states of pregnancy: Gestational hypertension Gestational hypertension is usually defined as ... However, gestational hypertension is a condition that is fairly rare to see in other animals. For years, it has been the belief ... Gestational hypertension in the early stages of pregnancy (trimester 1) has been shown to improve the health of the child both ...
*  Hypertension
... with certain specific additional signs and symptoms may suggest secondary hypertension, i.e. hypertension due to ... Hypertension is also sub-classified: JNC7 distinguishes hypertension stage I, hypertension stage II, and isolated systolic ... In 2010 hypertension was believed to have been a factor in 18% of all deaths (9.4 million globally). Play media Hypertension is ... Secondary hypertension results from an identifiable cause. Kidney disease is the most common secondary cause of hypertension. ...
*  Paroxysmal hypertension
Mann SJ (2008). "Severe paroxysmal hypertension (pseudopheochromocytoma)". Current Hypertension Reports. 10 (1): 12-8. doi: ... Paroxysmal hypertension is episodic and volatile high blood pressure, which may be due to stress of any sort, or from a ... Patients with paroxysmal hypertension who test negative for pheochromocytoma are said to be suffering from a clinical entity ... Kuchel O, Buu NT, Larochelle P, Hamet P, Genest J (1986). "Episodic dopamine discharge in paroxysmal hypertension. Page's ...
*  Renovascular hypertension
... (or "renal hypertension") is a condition in which high blood pressure is caused by the kidneys' ... Renovascular Hypertension~treatment at eMedicine Advances in Renal Hypertension Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition: ... It is a form of secondary hypertension - a form of hypertension whose cause is identifiable. Symptoms of renovascular ... Textor, Stephen C. (2014). "Secondary hypertension". Journal of the American Society of Hypertension. 8 (12): 943-5. doi: ...
*  Secondary hypertension
... (or, less commonly, inessential hypertension) is a type of hypertension which by definition is caused by ... Williams B et al.; British Hypertension Society; Michael Sutters, MD (2006). "Secondary Hypertension". Hypertension Etiology & ... People with neurogenic hypertension respond poorly to treatment with diuretics as the underlying cause of their hypertension is ... Perioperative hypertension is development of hypertension just before, during or after surgery. It may occur before surgery ...
*  Exercise hypertension
... is an excessive rise in blood pressure during exercise. Many of those with exercise hypertension have ... Recent work at Johns Hopkins involving a group of athletes aged 55 to 75 with mild hypertension has found a correlation of ... Klaus, D. (February 1989). "Management of Hypertension in Actively Exercising Patients: Implications for Drug Selection". Drugs ... those with exercise hypertension to a reduced ability of the major blood vessels to change in size in response to increased ...
*  Hypertension (journal)
Life Sciences Science Citation Index SciSearch Hypertension home page. The 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines All ... Hypertension is a monthly, peer reviewed, scientific journal, established with the 1979 (January & February) issue (vol. 1), ... Hypertension is indexed in the following databases: BIOSIS Previews Chemical Abstracts 0009-2258 Chemical Abstracts Service - ... The journal ranks #1 among all hypertension journals and #3 among journals in the Peripheral Vascular Disease category (2016 ...
*  Systolic hypertension
In medicine, systolic hypertension is defined as an elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP). If the systolic blood pressure is ...
*  Orthostatic hypertension
... , or postural hypertension, is a medical condition consisting of a sudden and abrupt increase in blood ... More severe orthostatic hypertension may present with the typical symptoms of hypertension. Orthostatic venous pooling is ... Orthostatic hypertension involving the systolic is known as systolic orthostatic hypertension. If affecting an individual's ... Mild or moderate orthostatic hypertension may present without any symptoms other than the orthostatic hypertension BP findings ...
*  Portal hypertension
... is hypertension (high blood pressure) in the hepatic portal system - made up of the portal vein and its ... "Portal Hypertension. Learn about Portal Hypertension , Patient". Patient. Retrieved 2016-01-08. "Spontaneous Bacterial ... Hypertension (disambiguation) "Portal Hypertension Medication: Somatostatin Analogs, Beta-Blockers, Nonselective, Vasopressin- ... "Assessing Portal Hypertension in Liver Diseases: Noninvasive Techniques to Assess Portal Hypertension". CS1 maint: Multiple ...
*  Benign hypertension
... or benign essential hypertension are historical terms that are considered misleading as hypertension is ... never benign, and consequently they have fallen out of use (see history of hypertension). The terminology persisted in the ...
*  Hypertension (disambiguation)
Hypertension may refer to the following: Hypertension without a qualifier usually refers to arterial hypertension (high blood ... malignant hypertension) Ocular hypertension is elevated pressure inside the eye (intraocular pressure) Pulmonary hypertension, ... Pregnancy-induced hypertension is newly diagnosed arterial hypertension in pregnant women White coat hypertension occurs in a ... in the portal vein or portocaval system Intracranial hypertension refers to increased pressure inside the skull Hypertension ( ...
*  Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Three female pulmonary hypertension patients came together in 1987 with the hope of reaching other PH patients. The goal was to ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is a 501(c) organization non-profit support, education, advocacy and awareness ... UPAPH officially changed its name to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) in 1997 and hired its first full-time staff ... which accounts for a small number of pulmonary hypertension cases, wrote her song "Be Brave" shortly after she was released ...
*  Slavery hypertension hypothesis
The slavery hypertension hypothesis proposes that disproportionately high rates of hypertension among blacks in the New World ... if that were so, a sizable number of today's West Africans would similarly exhibit hypertension as their own salt consumption ... Richard Cooper has shown, for example, that the prevalence of hypertension among Nigerians is significantly lower than white ... Kaufman, JS; Hall, SA (January 2003). "The slavery hypertension hypothesis: dissemination and appeal of a modern race theory". ...
*  Complications of hypertension
... are clinical outcomes that result from persistent elevation of blood pressure. Hypertension is a ... Treatment of hypertension convincingly decreases the incidence of both ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes. Hypertension is also ... Diabetes and Hypertension Medical Journal of Australia. 2010-02-09 Diabetes associated to Hypertension About health portal. ... "Hypertension and Diabetes overview" 2010-02-09. Diabetes Hypertension Guidelines: Treatment And Symptoms Archived 2010-02-09 at ...
*  Pathophysiology of hypertension
About 90-95% of hypertension is essential hypertension. Some authorities define essential hypertension as that which has no ... The pathophysiology of hypertension is an area which attempts to explain mechanistically the causes of hypertension, which is a ... Secondary hypertension indicates that the hypertension is a result of a specific underlying condition with a well-known ... Esler M (June 2000). "The sympathetic system and hypertension". American Journal of Hypertension. 13 (6 Pt 2): 99S-105S. doi: ...
*  Management of hypertension
Hypertension is managed using lifestyle modification and antihypertensive medications. Hypertension is usually treated to ... If hypertension is high enough to justify immediate use of medications, lifestyle changes are still recommended in conjunction ... A long term (more than 4 weeks) low sodium diet is effective in reducing blood pressure, both in people with hypertension and ... If there are benefits to treating people with mild hypertension they appear to occur primarily among those at highest risk, ...
*  Intracranial hypertension syndrome
Xue Z, Wang X, Liu F, Hu S, Zhu S, Zhang S, Bu B (February 2009). "Intracranial hypertension syndrome in systemic lupus ... Intracranial hypertension syndrome is characterized by an elevated intracranial pressure, papilledema, and headache with ... Sismanis A (August 1987). "Otologic manifestations of benign intracranial hypertension syndrome: diagnosis and management". ...