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Hypertensive crisis profile. Prevalence and clinical presentation.
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of hypertensive crisis, related clinical findings, and the organic lesions involved. METHOD This retrospective study comprised the analysis of the medical recordsExpand
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Factors associated to patients' noncompliance with hypertension treatment.
The greatest challenge posed by Systemic Hypertension (SH) is related to patients' compliance with treatment. Thus, this study aimed to determine attendance of these patients to medical appointmentsExpand
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Prevalência e fatores sociodemográficos em hipertensos de São José do Rio Preto - SP
BACKGROUND: Systemic arterial hypertension (SAH) is one of the greatest problems of public health in Brazil. Its detection and early treatment should be a priority to reduce the morbimortality of theExpand
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[Hypertension prevalence and risk factors in a Brazilian urban population].
BACKGROUND The available studies have not fully analyzed the several factors involved in the genesis of hypertension (HT), especially the association among blood pressure, urinary sodium excretionExpand
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Characteristics of resistant hypertension: ageing, body mass index, hyperaldosteronism, cardiac hypertrophy and vascular stiffness
Resistant hypertension (RHTN) includes patients whose blood pressure (BP) is controlled with the use of four or more antihypertensive medications, and is referred to as ‘controlled resistantExpand
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Evaluation of the awareness, control and cost-effectiveness of hypertension treatment in a Brazilian city: populational study
Objectives Hypertension is a highly prevalent disease worldwide, constituting one of the main risk factors for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The aims of this study were to evaluate theExpand
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First Brazilian position on resistant hypertension.
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Crise hipertensiva: atualização clínico-terapêutica
Crise hipertensiva e uma situacao clinica comum caracterizada por elevacao sintomatica da pressao arterialque apresenta alta taxa de morbidade e mortalidade e e classificada em emergencia e urgenciaExpand
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Non-dipping pattern relates to endothelial dysfunction in patients with uncontrolled resistant hypertension
Resistant hypertension (RHTN) includes both patients whose blood pressure (BP) is uncontrolled on three or more medications (uncontrolled RHTN (UCRH)) and patients whose BP is controlled with use ofExpand
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[Absence of nocturnal dipping is associated with stroke and myocardium infarction].
BACKGROUND The arterial hypertension varies in according to the circadian cycle, presenting physiologic fall of blood pressure (BP) during sleep (dipping). The absence of this fall or its increaseExpand
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