Is Epistaxis Evidence of End‐Organ Damage in Patients With Hypertension?

  title={Is Epistaxis Evidence of End‐Organ Damage in Patients With Hypertension?},
  author={J. Neto and Fl{\'a}vio Danni Fuchs and Sandro Rog{\'e}rio Facco and M. Gus and L. Fasolo and R. Mafessoni and Ana Luiza Gleissner},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  • J. Neto, Flávio Danni Fuchs, +4 authors Ana Luiza Gleissner
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • The Laryngoscope
  • Objectives/Hypothesis: To study the association between history of mild to severe epistaxis with different stages of hypertension and with other evidence of target organ damage in a sample of patients attending an outpatient hypertension clinic, controlling for potential confounding factors. Study Design: A survey of adult patients with hypertension. Methods: A consecutive sample of 323 adults with hypertension was studied. The main outcome measures were history of adult epistaxis, high blood… CONTINUE READING
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