Frequency of systemic hypertension in various cardiovascular diseases.

  title={Frequency of systemic hypertension in various cardiovascular diseases.},
  author={William Clifford Roberts},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  volume={60 9},
The clinical frequencies of systemic hypertension and necropsy evidence of cardiomegaly in various cardiovascular conditions are summarized. Systemic hypertension is present in greater than 50% of patients with various coronary events, in greater than 75% of patients with various cerebrovascular events and in greater than 90% of patients with aortic dissection. Hypertension is the sole underlying factor in most patients with nontraumatic cerebral arterial or aortic (dissection = partial rupture… CONTINUE READING

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