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Nielsen M L ML Cardiovascular and Metabolic Preventive Clinic, Department of Endocrinology, Centre for Individualized Medicine in Arterial Diseases (CIMA), Odense University Hospital, Odense, - - 2014
We conducted a 1:2 matched case-control study in order to evaluate whether the prevalence of coronary artery calcium (CAC) and electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) or strain was higher in patients with uncontrolled hypertension than in subjects from the general population, and evaluate the association between CAC and LVH in ...
Son Sang Joon SJ Department of Psychiatry, Ajou University School of Medicine, San 5, Wonchondong, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon 443-721, Republic of - - 2014
Although hypertension is known to be a risk factor for AD, the effects of hypertension on brain function in AD patients are not well understood. We investigated alterations in resting-state functional connectivity according to the presence of hypertension in AD patients by using a method of correlation analysis based on ...
Byrd James Brian JB Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, 20-209 W, 2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-2800, USA, - - 2014
In the USA, hypertension affects one in three adults, and anxiety disorders are the most commonly diagnosed mental health disorders. Both hypertension and anxiety have been studied extensively. Yet, a full understanding of anxiety's relationship to hypertension has been elusive. In this review, we discuss the spectrum of anxiety disorders. ...
Terracciano Antonio A aFlorida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida bNational Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA cHospital San Raffaele Pisana IRCCS, Rome dIstituto di Neurogenetica e Neurofarmacologia, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche eUnità Operativa Complessa Cardiologia, Presidio Ospedaliero A. Businco, Cagliari, - - 2014
Anxiety and other psychological dispositions are thought to be associated with blood pressure. This study tests whether personality traits have long-term associations with masked and white-coat effects. A community-based sample of 2838 adults from Sardinia (Italy) completed the Revised NEO Personality Inventory, and 7 years later, blood pressure was assessed ...
Kalaycoğlu Ezgi E aDepartment of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Chest and Cardiovascular Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Trabzon bDepartment of Cardiology, Kocaeli Derince Education and Research Hospital, Kocaeli cDepartment of Cardiology, Gaziemir Nevvar Salih İşgören State Hospital, İzmir, - - 2014
This study was designed to investigate the effects of dipper and nondipper patterns on global longitudinal systolic functions of left ventricle (LV) by means of two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography in treated hypertensive diabetic patients with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction. We enrolled 86 hypertensive diabetic patients. Twenty-four hour ambulatory blood ...
Barmparas Galinos G From the Department of Surgery (G.B., D.Z.L., A.W.L., A.G., M.C., E.J.L.), Division of Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California; Department of Surgery (A.S.), Division of Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; and Department of Surgery (M.B.), Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Delray Medical and Broward Health Medical Centers, Fort Lauderdale, - - 2014
The purpose of the current study was to investigate the effect of early adrenergic hyperactivity as manifested by prehospital (emergency medical service [EMS]) hypertension on outcomes of traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients and to develop a prognostic model of the presence of TBI based on EMS and admission (emergency department ...
Perez-Barcena Jon J Department of Neurology, University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine, 1120 Northwest 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring is considered the standard of care in the majority of neurosurgical centers in North America and Europe. ICP is a reflection of the relationship between alterations in craniospinal volume and the ability of the craniospinal axis to accommodate added volume. ICP cannot be reliably estimated from ...
Zhang Caojin C Department of Cardiology, Guangdong General Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences & Guangdong Cardiovascular Institute, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510100, - - 2014
While echocardiography has been a pivotal screening test in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), the presence of structural cardiac defects may affect the ability to reliably predict pulmonary artery pressures (PAPs). This study sought to evaluate the accuracy of Doppler echocardiography (DE) for estimating PAPs in adult atrial septal defect (ASD) ...
Zhu Pengli P Department of Geriatric Medicine - - 2014
Abstract Apelin activity plays a role in regulating blood pressure. This study explored the relationship between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the Apelin gene (APLN) with hypertension and hypertension with central retinal artery equivalent (CRAE) stenosis in a coastal Chinese population. All subjects answered an epidemiological survey for demographic and ...
Lu Kai K Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University , Chongqing , PR China - - 2014
Abstract This study aimed to investigate the potential association between prevalence of hypertension and components of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in general population of North China. A cross-section survey was conducted from September to December 2013 in Kailuan community of a Northern China city, Tangshan. Anthropometric measurements, blood tests and questionnaire ...
Islam Shofiq S Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is associated with resistant hypertension. We investigated to what extent maxillomandibular advancement affected a patient's blood pressure postoperatively. We retrospectively analysed consecutive patients who had Bimaxillary advancement for OSA at our hospital following referral from the local sleep clinic. We collected relevant data on clinical characteristics ...
Han Qingyu Q Key Laboratory of High Efficiency and Clean Mechanical Manufacture, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan 250061, - - 2014
This study aims to assess the phase relationship of prefrontal tissue oxyhemoglobin oscillations using wavelet phase coherence analysis of cerebral Delta [HbO2] signals in cerebral infarction (CI) patients during the resting state. Continuous recordings of near-infrared spectroscopy signals were obtained from the left and right prefrontal lobes in 21 subjects ...
Espino Barros Palau Angelina A Department of Ophthalmology, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, - - 2014
To illustrate three different ophthalmic presentations of cryptococcal meningitis (CM). CM is the most common manifestation of extra-pulmonary cryptococcosis. Intracranial hypertension occurs in up to 75% of patients with CM and is associated with increased mortality. CM can present to the ophthalmologist as vision loss, papilledema, abducens palsy, and/or other ...
Si Dayong D *School of Life Science, Jilin University, Changchun, China; †Key-Lab for Evolution of Past Life and Environment in Northeast Asia, Ministry of Education, Jilin University, Changchun, China; ‡Division of Nephrology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China; and §Department of Cardiology, China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, - - 2014
Marked interpatient variability exists in the blood pressure response to carvedilol, a nonselective β-blocker. Here we evaluated the influence of 4 common polymorphisms in genes of the β-adrenergic receptor on the antihypertensive efficacy of carvedilol in patients in a double-blinded monotherapy study. Eighty-seven subjects with uncomplicated essential hypertensive (49% men; ...
Fan Lei L Henan Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Institute of Health Education and Chronic Non-communication Disease Control Prevention, Zhengzhou, - - 2014
The present article aimed to explore and evaluate the epidemiology and determine the status of hypertension awareness, treatment and control in Henan province, China. Cross-sectional survey. Thirty counties in Henan province of China. There were 18 772 randomly selected 15-74 years old. The distribution of blood pressure and prevalence, awareness, treatment ...
Bowry Ritvij R University of Texas Health Sciences Center at - - 2014
Hypertension is a major modifiable risk factor for stroke, with an estimated 51% of stroke deaths being attributable to high systolic blood pressure globally.(1,2) The management of hypertension in stroke is determined by timing, the type of stroke, use of thrombolysis, concurrent medical conditions, and pharmacologic variables. We highlight the ...
Sheppard James P JP Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, - - 2014
Treatment for uncomplicated stage 1 hypertension is recommended in most international guidelines but there is little evidence to indicate that therapy is beneficial. To estimate the prevalence of this condition in an untreated population and the potential costs of initiating therapy in such patients. Cross-sectional study of anonymised patient records ...
O Hartaigh Bríain B Department of Radiology, Dalio Institute of Cardiovascular Imaging, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and the Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, Yale School of Medicine, Adler Geriatric Center, New Haven, - - 2014
The current study assessed which measure of heart rate (HR) is most associated with inflammatory activity. Among 368 hypertensive patients (mean age±standard deviation, 60.6±10.8; 52.9% women), mean daytime (from 6 am to 10 pm), nighttime (from 10 pm to 6 am), and 24-hour HR were recorded using a continuous 24-hour ...
Indra Tomáš T Third Department of Internal Medicine, General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic; and First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic - - 2014
Primary aldosteronism (PA) represents the most common cause of secondary hypertension. Beyond increased blood pressure, additional harmful effects of aldosterone excess including inappropriate left ventricle (LV) hypertrophy were found. We evaluated the effect of adrenalectomy and spironolactone on blood pressure and myocardial remodelling in a long-term follow-up study. Thirty-one patients ...
Triantafyllidi Helen H 2nd Department of Cardiology, Medical School, University of Athens, ATTIKON Hospital, Athens, Greece - - 2014
Aortic stiffness is an important determinant of cardiovascular risk. We studied the long-term influence of successful antihypertensive treatment after a 3-year follow-up, regarding aortic stiffness improvement from baseline evaluation in never treated middle-aged patients with mild to moderate essential hypertension. In 132 patients with hypertension, aortic stiffness was evaluated by ...
Okamoto Luis E LE From the Vanderbilt Autonomic Dysfunction Center and Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine (L.E.O., A.G., C.A.S., A.C.A., B.K.B., S.R.R., D.R., I.B.), and Departments of Pharmacology (S.R.R., D.R., I.B.), Neurology (D.R.), and Biostatistics (L.C.), Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, - - 2014
Nebivolol, unlike other selective β1-receptor blockers, induces vasodilation attributable to increased NO bioavailability. The relative contribution of this mechanism to the blood pressure (BP)-lowering effects of nebivolol is unclear because it is normally masked by baroreflex buffering. Autonomic failure provides a unique model of hypertension devoid of autonomic modulation but ...
Stubbert Daniel D From the Cardiovascular Division, King's College London, The British Heart Foundation Centre of Excellence, The Rayne Institute, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United - - 2014
Dysregulated blood pressure control leading to hypertension is prevalent and is a risk factor for several common diseases. Fully understanding blood pressure regulation offers the possibility of developing rationale therapies to alleviate hypertension and associated disease risks. Although hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a well-established endogenous vasodilator, the molecular basis of ...
Issa Zeinab Z From the 1Endocrine Division, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon; 2Endocrine Hypertension Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 3Endocrine Division, Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, WHO Collaborating Center for Metabolic Bone Disorders; and 4Scholars in Health Research Program, American University of Beirut, Beirut, - - 2014
Although hormone therapy remains the most efficacious option for the management of vasomotor symptoms of menopause, its effects on blood pressure remain unclear. This review scrutinizes evidence of the mechanisms of action of hormone therapy on signaling pathways affecting blood pressure and evidence from clinical studies. Comprehensive Ovid MEDLINE searches ...
Casazza Franco F UO Cardiologia, Ospedale S. Carlo Borromeo, Milano, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of the study is to describe the course of the echocardiographically measured pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PAsP) in a series of patients included in the Italian Pulmonary Embolism Registry (IPER). Patients with confirmed PE received an echo-Doppler evaluation within 24hours from hospital admission and after one year. Pulmonary ...
Pucci Giacomo G aDipartimento di Medicina, Università di Perugia, Perugia bStruttura Complessa di Medicina Interna, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Terni, Terni, Italy cHealth and Environment Department, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, - - 2014
We investigated whether aortic characteristic impedance (Zc), that is, the ratio between the pulsatile change in pressure and flow in the proximal aorta, is related to left ventricular hypertrophy and geometry independently of blood pressure (BP). A total of 438 never-treated hypertensive individuals (men 62%, age 48 ± 11 years, BP 147/90 ± 16/10 mmHg) ...
Stabouli Stella S a1st Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokratio Hospital bHypertension-24 h ABPM ESH Center of Excellence, 3rd Department of Medicine c4th Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece dUniversity of Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to explore the impact of ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) parameters on arterial stiffness measured by carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity (cf-PWV) in children and adolescents. The study population consisted of 138 consecutive young patients (age range 4-20 years) referred to our hypertension center. Office blood ...
Haskin Orly O Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room G306, Stanford, CA, 94305-5208, - - 2014
The blood pressure (BP) burden is high in pediatric hemodialysis (HD) patients and adversely affects prognosis. The aim of this study was to examine whether 44-h ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) provides additional relevant BP data compared with 24-h ABPM. ABPM was initiated at the end of the mid-week dialysis run ...
Williams Sandra F SF Sandra F Williams, Department of Endocrinology, Cleveland Clinic, Weston, FL 33331, United - - 2014
African Americans have exceptionally high rates of hypertension and hypertension related complications. It is commonly reported that the blood pressure lowering efficacy of renin angiotensin system (RAS) inhibitors is attenuated in African Americans due to a greater likelihood of having a low renin profile. Therefore these agents are often not ...
Schiros Chun G - - 2014
Torsion shear angle φ is an important measure of left ventricular (LV) systolic and diastolic functions. Here we provide a novel index utilizing LV normalized torsion shear angle φ^ volume V^ loop to assess LV diastolic functional properties. We defined the area within φ^V^ loop as torsion hysteresis area, and ...
Lee Sang-Eun SE Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital and Cardiovascular Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
A hypertensive response to exercise (HRE) is known to be associated with higher risk of heart failure and future cardiovascular events in patients with hypertension. Left atrial volume index (LAVI) is associated with the diastolic dysfunction, indicating exercise intolerance. Therefore, we investigated whether LAVI is relevant to HRE during cardiopulmonary ...
Jusufovic Mirza M From the Departments of Neurology (M.J., E.C.S.) and Internal Medicine (E.B.), Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; and Stroke Trials Unit, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom - - 2014
Early and intensive blood pressure-lowering treatment seems to be beneficial in patients with acute hemorrhagic stroke and high blood pressure. We wanted to see if similar benefits can be shown from a later and more gradual blood pressure lowering, using data from the Scandinavian Candesartan Acute Stroke Trial (SCAST). SCAST ...
Ollikainen Emilia E Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, - - 2014
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate whether periodontal condition is associated with hypertension and systolic blood pressure. The study population consisted of dentate, non-diabetic, non-smoking individuals aged 30-49 years (n = 1,296) in the national Health 2000 Survey in Finland. The number of teeth with deepened (≥ ...
Thomopoulos Costas C aDepartment of Cardiology, Helena Venizelou Hospital, Athens, Greece bDepartment of Cardiovascular, Neural and Metabolic Sciences, San Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS cDepartment of Health Sciences, University of Milan Bicocca dScientific Direction, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS eCentro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, University of Milan, Milan, - - 2014
Relevant clinical questions not approached by randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of blood pressure (BP)-lowering treatment can be explored by meta-analyses stratified by clinical criteria. Investigating whether all grades of hypertension benefit from BP-lowering treatment and which are the target BP levels to maximize outcome reduction. Of the 68 RCTs of ...
Henríquez-Hernández Luis A LA Toxicology Unit, Clinical Sciences Department, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain), Instituto Canario de Investigación del Cáncer (ICIC), and Spanish Biomedical Research Centre in Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition (CIBERObn), Plaza Dr. Pasteur s/n, 35016 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain; Radiation Oncology Department, Hospital Universitario de Gran Canaria Dr Negrín, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, - - 2014
Epidemiological studies have reported significant associations between exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and increased blood pressure (BP). Environmental exposure to POPs, mainly organochlorine pesticides, is of concern to the population of the Canary Islands, who display a high prevalence of diseases associated with hypertension such as metabolic syndrome, obesity ...
Toth Peter P 1] Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine, Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA [2] Department of Pathophysiology and Gerontology, Medical School and Szentagothai Research Center, University of Pecs, Pecs, - - 2014
Aging impairs autoregulatory protection in the brain, exacerbating hypertension-induced cerebromicrovascular injury, neuroinflammation, and development of vascular cognitive impairment. Despite the importance of the age-related decline in circulating insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) levels in cerebrovascular aging, the effects of IGF-1 deficiency on functional adaptation of cerebral arteries to high blood pressure ...
Thomopoulos Costas C aDepartment of Cardiology, Helena Venizelou Hospital, Athens, Greece bDepartment of Cardiovascular, Neural and Metabolic Sciences, San Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS cDepartment of Health Sciences, University of Milan Bicocca dScientific Direction, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS eCentro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, University of Milan, Milan, - - 2014
Antihypertensive treatment is based on randomized controlled trials (RCTs) started since 1966. Meta-analyses comprehensive of all RCTs but limited to RCTs investigating blood pressure (BP) lowering in hypertensive patients are lacking. Two clinical questions were investigated: the extent of different outcome reductions by BP lowering in hypertensive patients, and the ...
Kakizaki Hirohiko H *Department of Ophthalmology, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan; and †Ide Eye Hospital, Kasumicho, Yamagata, - - 2014
Movement of the lacrimal canalicular wall has been speculated to occur during blinking. Movement of the common internal ostium has been observed under nasal endoscopy, and pressure changes in the lacrimal canalicular cavity have been observed with a pressure sensor; however, lacrimal canalicular wall movement under pressure changes has not ...
Lu Xiangfeng X State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, China; Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100037, - - 2014
Hypertension is a common disorder and the leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease and premature deaths worldwide. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in European population have identified multiple chromosomal regions associated with blood pressure, and the identified loci altogether explain only a small fraction of the variance for blood pressure. The ...
Jou Judy J Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, - - 2014
To determine whether patient-perceived pressure from clinicians for labor induction or cesarean delivery is significantly associated with having these procedures. Listening to Mothers III, a nationally representative survey of women 18-45 years who delivered a singleton infant in a U.S. hospital July 2011-June 2012 (N = 2,400). Multivariate logistic regression analysis of ...
Almeida Antonio Eduardo Monteiro de AE Hospital Universitário Lauro Wanderley, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, - - 2014
Background: The importance of measuring blood pressure before morning micturition and in the afternoon, while working, is yet to be established in relation to the accuracy of home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM). Objective: To compare two HBPM protocols, considering 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (wakefulness ABPM) as gold-standard and measurements ...
Bondonno Catherine P CP School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Evidence for a beneficial effect of dietary nitrate, through the nitrate-nitrite-NO pathway, on measures of cardiovascular function in healthy individuals is accumulating. It is less clear whether increased dietary nitrate intake from green leafy vegetables would have similar beneficial vascular effects in those at increased risk of developing hypertension. Our ...
Pandit Lavannya M LM From the Departments of Internal Medicine (L.M.P., X.H.T.W., R.M.B.), Anesthesiology (E.E.L., R.M.B.), Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics (J.O.R., C.R., X.H.T.W., R.M.B.), Baylor College of Medicine, and Department of Microbiology and Immunology (W.S.L.), The University of Texas Medical Branch - - 2014
TWIK-2 (KCNK6) is a member of the 2-pore domain (K2P) family of potassium channels, which are highly expressed in the vascular system. We tested the hypothesis that TWIK-2 deficiency leads to pulmonary hypertension. TWIK-2 knockout mice and their wildtype littermates at 8 weeks of age had similar mean right ventricular ...
Mancia Giuseppe G From the IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy (G.M., G.P., A.Z.); Department of Health Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy (G.M., R.F., G.P.); and Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy (A.Z.). - - 2014
Limited evidence is available on the extent and frequency by which antihypertensive treatment lowers office blood pressure (BP) in white-coat hypertension (WCH). Data are even more scanty and discrepant on the corresponding effect on ambulatory BP (ABP). In the hypertensive patients of the European Lacidipine Study on Atherosclerosis (ELSA), office ...
Kim Chul-Hee CH Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, South Korea. Electronic address: - - 2014
We investigated the association between microalbuminuria and prediabetes in Korean population using data from the KNHANES 2011-2012. Prevalence of microalbuminuria was significantly increased in prediabetes group. However, the odds ratio became insignificant after adjustment for blood pressure, and the prevalence of microalbuminuria was not increased in prediabetic subjects without hypertension.
Bullarbo Maria M Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, - - 2014
A previous study demonstrated that the increase in diastolic blood pressure during pregnancy was reduced by supplementation with magnesium. The present study was undertaken to explore if increases in diastolic blood pressure could be useful for early identification of pre-eclampsia. Hospital records of nulliparous, singleton normal pregnancies (n = 100) and those ...
Kreutz Reinhold R Institute of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Charité, Universtitätsmedizin -, Berlin, - - 2014
This prespecified subgroup analysis of a phase III study examined the effect of adding hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) to olmesartan (OLM)/amlodipine (AML) in patients with moderate to severe hypertension stratified by age, sex, body mass index, and hypertension severity. A total of 2690 patients, aged 18 years and older, with seated blood pressure ...
Iftikhar Imran H IH aDivision of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina bDivision of Nephrology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA cDisciplina de Medicina e Biologia do Sono, Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil dRenal and Hypertension Division, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine eDivision of Sleep Medicine, Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA fFaculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland gCenter of Sleep Medicine, Charité University Hospital, Berlin, Germany hDepartment of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards iWoodcock Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia jDepartment of Internal Medicine, Taoyuan Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China kDivision of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, - - 2014
To systematically analyze the studies that have examined the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on blood pressure (BP) in patients with resistant hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Design - meta-analysis of observational studies and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) indexed in PubMed and Ovid (All Journals@Ovid). participants: individuals ...
D'Alto Michele M Department of Cardiology, Monaldi Hospital, Second University of Naples, Naples, - - 2014
The right ventricle (RV) can be described in terms of 3 components: the inlet, the apex, and the infundibulum. In the normal adult, the RV shows an arrangement suited for pumping blood against low resistance, with a mass about one sixth that of left ventricle (LV) mass, and a larger ...
Han Sevtap S Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, Etiler, 06330, Ankara, - - 2014
Hypertension is a risk factor for the cardiovascular diseases. Although, several drugs are used to treat hypertension, the success of the antihypertensive therapy is limited. Resveratrol decreases blood pressure in animal models of hypertension. This study researched the mechanisms behind the effects of resveratrol on hypertension. Hypertension was induced by ...
Gooding Holly C HC Boston Children's Hospital Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, - - 2014
Adverse childhood experiences are associated with hypertension in older adults. This study assessed whether an association between child maltreatment and blood pressure is detectable in young adults and whether any association differs by sex or is modified by genetic polymorphisms known to be involved in stress sensitivity. We examined these ...
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