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2018 ESC/ESH Guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension.
Introduction The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and European Society of Hypertension (ESH) jointly issued new guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension, which were presented at theExpand
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Angiotensin II receptor antagonists
Blockade of the renin-angiotensin system began as a way of studying the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease with specific pharmacological probes. Oral activity, achieved by shortening the originalExpand
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Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
In the 1970s, a series of observations demonstrated that angiotensin II has deleterious effects on the heart and kidney and that patients with high levels of plasma renin activity are at a higherExpand
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Prevalence of hypertension in schoolchildren based on repeated measurements and association with overweight
Objective Most studies assess the prevalence of hypertension in pediatric populations based on blood pressure (BP) readings taken on a single visit. We determined the prevalence of hypertensionExpand
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Medication adherence and persistence as the cornerstone of effective antihypertensive therapy.
  • M. Burnier
  • Medicine
  • American journal of hypertension
  • 1 November 2006
Achieving optimal outcomes in the treatment of hypertension--a prevalent and largely asymptomatic disease--necessitates that patients take their medications not only properly (medication adherence)Expand
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Renal effects of selective cyclooxygenase‐2 inhibition in normotensive salt‐depleted subjects
To compare the renal hemodynamic and tubular effects of celecoxib, a selective inhibitor of cyclooxygenase‐2 (COX‐2) to those of naproxen, a nonselective inhibitor of cyclooxygenases in salt‐depletedExpand
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Prevalence of hyperuricemia and relation of serum uric acid with cardiovascular risk factors in a developing country
BackgroundThe prevalence of hyperuricemia has rarely been investigated in developing countries. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of hyperuricemia and the associationExpand
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Assessing the prevalence of hypertension in populations: are we doing it right?
Background Although it is well recognized that the diagnosis of hypertension should be based on blood pressure (BP) measurements taken on several occasions, notably to account for a transientExpand
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Electronic compliance monitoring in resistant hypertension: the basis for rational therapeutic decisions
Objective Incomplete compliance is one of several possible causes of uncontrolled hypertension. Yet, non-compliance remains largely unrecognized and is falsely interpreted as treatment resistance,Expand
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