Hypertension in the Elderly
- Recurrent Spinal Cord Ischemia Due to Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm -- A Case Report. Desai, Hiren B.; Rajput, A. H.; Uitti, Ryan J. // Angiology;Jul1989, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p682
Ischemic spinal cord lesions with abdominal aortic aneurysm are rare and are usually characterized by a single catastrophic event. The authors report a seventy-five-year-old woman who, over a period of three years, had three attacks of acute neurologic deficit. The clinical features were those...
- CAUSES OF FAILURE IN THE SURGICAL TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION. de Takats, Geza // Angiology;Dec1950, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p457
The causes of failure in the surgical treatment of hypertension have been discussed from four viewpoints. The evaluation of the psychic factor may call for a postponement or refusal of the operation. Combined with psychotherapy surgery is still possible in selected cases. The extent of...
- NICE signals significant changes in BP guidance. // Pulse;11/5/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 43, p4
Reports on the study which found that the ASCOT trial is likely to have a significant impact on new NICE and British Hypertension Society guidelines for hypertension in Great Britain. Confirmation of the need for a wider evaluation of hypertension guidance; Improvement of the first-line therapy;...
- making sense of the new blood pressure guidelines. Martin, Adam // Health (Time Inc. Health);Sep2003, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p65
Looks at the changes made to the federal guidelines on prehypertensive people in the U.S. People who are considered prehypertensive; Reason for the changes in the guidelines; Advice for prehypertensive people.
- A nationwide population screening program for diabetes in Brazil. Nucci, Luciana B.; Toscano, Cristiana M.; Maia, Ana Lourdes M.; Fonseca, Cláudio D.; Britto, Maria Moema B.; Duncan, Bruce B.; Schmidt, Maria Inês // Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica;Nov2004, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p320
Objectives. In 2001, persons throughout Brazil who were 40 years old or older were invited to participate in community screening for diabetes as part of the Brazilian Ministry of Health's Plan for the Reorganization of Care for Arterial Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus. This report describes...
- Rapid Reduction of Severe Asymptomatic Hypertension: A Prospective, Controlled Trial. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/23/90, Vol. 263 Issue 8, p1078
Discusses the abstract of a research study concerning the rapid reduction of severe asymptomatic hypertension, conducted by Kathleen R. Zeller and colleagues.
- Training for skeletal muscle capillarization: a Janus-faced role of exercise intensity? Gliemann, Lasse // European Journal of Applied Physiology;Aug2016, Vol. 116 Issue 8, p1443
An introduction is presented which discusses various reports published within the issue on topics including exercise pulmonary hypertension, blood circulation disorders and cardiovascular diseases.
- Prostaglandins and Hypertension. Barger, A. Clifford // Angiology;Apr1978, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p320
Evidence is presented demonstrating the role of prostaglandins in salt metabolism and on peripheral vasodilation. A number of animal studies and observations in buman bypertensive subjects suggest that the prostaglandin system plays a role in the pathogenesis of hypertension. The most striking...
- Right ventricular ejection fraction is better reflected by transverse rather than longitudinal wall motion in pulmonary hypertension. Kind, Taco; Mauritz, Gert-Jan; Marcus, J. Tim; van de Veerdonk, Mariëlle; Westerhof, Nico; Vonk-Noordegraaf, Anton // Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (BioMed Central);2010, Vol. 12, p35
Background: Longitudinal wall motion of the right ventricle (RV), generally quantified as tricuspid annular systolic excursion (TAPSE), has been well studied in pulmonary hypertension (PH). In contrast, transverse wall motion has been examined less. Therefore, the aim of this study was to...