Tag Archives: arterial hypertension

Un seguimiento mínimo y apropiado reduce la mortalidad luego de una endoprótesis

Is Stage 1 Hypertension as Defined in ACC/AHA Guidelines Associated with Any Events?

Is Stage 1 Hypertension as Defined in ACC/AHA Guidelines Associated with Any Events?

New information has been published fast, and what we thought we knew about hypertension has also changed fast. One of the biggest differences between American and European hypertension guidelines is whether patients with systolic blood pressure (BP) 130/139 mmHg and diastolic BP 80/89 mmHg are considered hypertensive or not. The only place where enough patients with these

Las nuevas guías Europeas de Hipertensión contrastan con las Americanas

New European Hypertension Guidelines Contrast with American Recommendations

The European guidelines on hypertension have been updated and now feature differences compared with American guidelines regarding how to diagnose and treat patients with high blood pressure. The main difference particularly lies in how aggressive physicians should be in lowering blood pressure. These data are available from a preview of the document presented at the

SPRINT: lower blood pressure targets for many hypertensive

Original Title: A randomized trial of intensive versus standard blood-pressure control. Presenter: Wright JR Jr. A systolic blood-pressure target lower than 120 over the standard 140 mm Hg reduces adverse events rates in non-diabetic patients at high cardiovascular risk, according to the SPRINT trial, but only at the expense of increased adverse events that include hypotension,

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