ABDOMINAL COARCTATION AND HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA
- Pathoaetiology, Epidemiology and Diagnosis of Hypertension. Brown, M.J.; Haydock, S. // Drugs;Jun2000 Supplement 2, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p1
Hypertension is currently defined in terms of levels of blood pressure associated with increased cardiovascular risk. A cut-off of 140/90mm Hg is accepted as a threshold level above which treatment should at least be considered. This would give a prevalence of hypertension of about 20% of the...
- AORTIC ARCH SYNDROME. Aravanis, Christ; Michaelides, George // Angiology;Nov1961, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p595
Provides information about aortic arch syndrome. Factors that contribute to the development of the disease; Risk factors and epidemiology; Diagnosis and treatment approaches; Morbidity and mortality.
- Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension in North Carolina, 1988 and 1989. Savitz, David A.; Zhang, Jun // American Journal of Public Health;May92, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p675
Introduction. Pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is a highly prevalent pregnancy complication with adverse effects on maternal and infant health. Epidemiologic research concerning its etiology is limited. Methods. Birth records from North Carolina for the period 1988 through 1989 include an...
- Beyond Viruses: Clinical Profiles and Etiologies Associated with Encephalitis. Glaser, C. A.; Honarmand, S.; Anderson, L. J.; Schnurr, D. P.; Forghani, B.; Cossen, C. K.; Schuster, F. L.; Christie, L. J.; Tureen, J. H. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/15/2006, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p1565
Background. Encephalitis is a complex syndrome, and its etiology is often not identified. The California Encephalitis Project was initiated in 1998 to identify the causes and further describe the clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of encephalitis. Methods. A standardized report form was...
- Acquired atheromatous coarctation of the aortic arch. Nijjar, Vikram S.; Ali, Murtuza; Jain, Neeraj; Jaligam, Vijay; Glancy, D. Luke // Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p15
A 58-year-old woman with a past medical history significant for tobacco use presented with shortness of breath. Physical examination revealed a 30 mm Hg difference in upper-extremity blood pressures (right arm greater than left), elevated jugular venous pressure, and leg edema. A two-dimensional...
- 'Fit' and hypertensive: a case investigation. Mulryan, Chris // Practice Nursing;Nov2010, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p559
The article presents a case study of a 22-year-old female university student who has presented to clinic after having her high blood pressure taken opportunistically as part of a health promotion event. She was identified by the health promotion staff that she had a blood pressure of 162/96 mmHg...
- Clinical: Familial hypercholesterolaemia needs careful treatment. Young, Ian S. // GP: General Practitioner;3/10/2006, p56
The article presents information on etiology and treatment of familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH). FH is a common inherited disorder of lipid metabolism, which affects approximately one in 500 of the population. FH is characterised by a substantial elevation in serum total and LDL cholesterol...
- What Causes Hypertension? // Health & Stress;2003, Issue 7, p5
Discusses the causes of hypertension. Description of how blood pressure is measured; Increased cardiac output; Increased vascular resistance.
- Low-end jobs may raise blood pressure. // Men's Health (10544836);Dec94, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p30
Cites a study which found that men at the low end of the occupational ladder had significantly more high blood pressure than men with better-paying jobs. How low end jobs combine high demand with less personal control over the work, a recipe for stress and hypertension.