Secondary forms of hypertension: Current diagnosis and management

the second International Symposium of Nephrology, Montecatini, Italy, May 6-8, 1980
  • 341 Pages
  • 1.80 MB
  • English

Grune & Stratton
Hypertension, Diagnosis, Therapy, Renal hypertension, Congr
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7974134M
ISBN 100808913840
ISBN 139780808913849

"The book covers renovascular, endocrine, and pulmonary causes of secondary hypertension and its treatments. It is well written and easy to read with an exhaustive index.

The book provides historical and contemporary information on each subject. A unique aspect of this book is the attention given to surgical therapy using excellent figures.4/5(1).

Get this from a library. Secondary forms of hypertension: current diagnosis and management: the second International Symposium of Nephrology, Montecatini, Italy, May[M Donald Blaufox; Claudio Bianchi, M.D.;]. Papers from the Second International Symposium of Nephrology held in Montecatini Terme, Italy, May Emphasis is on captopril use and effects and newer diagnostic methods (renin assay, erythrocyte cation fluxes, computed tomography).

Secondary forms of hypertension are not uncommon in clinical prac­ tice, but they are often overlooked or forgotten by clinicians in many fields of medicine. George Mansoor' s volume on Secondary Hyper­ tension is an important contribution to the field of clinical hypertension and vascular.

This guideline provides recommendations on how to diagnose and manage hypertension (HTN) in adults. Management of secondary causes of HTN,*accelerated HTN, acute HTN in emergency settings, and HTN in pregnancy are out of scope. For an algorithm of this guideline, refer to Appendix A: Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension Algorithm.

Current evidence suggests that 80–90% of children with severe HTN have an identifiable cause and some form of predominating renal disease. In adults the reverse applies. Normally, over 90% of adults with significantly increased blood pressure (BP) have essential HTN, with much smaller groups affected by secondary causes.

fied in humans with ‘essential hypertension’. 18 Secondary hypertension Secondary hypertension may be seen with many diseases including CKD, hyperthy - roidism, primary hyperaldosteronism (PHA), hyperadrenocorticism (HAC) and phaeo-chromocytoma.

Secondary hypertension is the most common form of hypertension seen in cats. Chronic kidney disease.

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This book is designed to assist physicians in the everyday management of hypertensive patients, with a particular focus on difficult-to-treat and resistant hypertension. National guidelines for the diagnosis and management of hypertension in children have been available for nearly 40 years.

Unfortunately, knowledge and recognition of the problem by clinicians remain poor. Prevalence estimates are highly variable because of differing standards, populations, and blood pressure (BP) measurement techniques. Estimates in the United States range from % to. In book: Secondary Hypertension, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (pp) Conclusion Findings from the current study suggest an increasing frequency of secondary forms of hypertension.

Clinical and laboratory evaluation of hypertensive disorders -- Pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of specific forms of hypertension -- Secondary forms of hypertension -- Renal disorders -- Adrenal disorders -- Other endocrine disorders: diabetes and obesity -- Hypertension in special situations -- Evaluation of the hypertensive patient.

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Abstract: Primary aldosteronism (PA) is now recognized as the most frequent form of secondary arterial hypertension. The importance of a correct and prompt diagnosis of PA is determined by its relevant prevalence, its increased cardiovascular risk compared to essential hypertension and by the possibility of reversing this increased risk with a targeted therapy.

Some forms of neonatal hypertension may persist beyond infancy, usually hypertension related to PKD and other forms of renal parenchymal disease, 23, 26, 71 Infants with renal venous thrombosis may also remain hypertensive, 78 and some of these children will ultimately benefit from removal of the affected kidney.

The dilemma of laboratory diagnosis lies in the lack of reliable, simple methods for identification of the frequently occurring primary (essential) hypertension. As a result, the necessary differentiating laboratory tests are neglected or applied insufficiently in the rare secondary forms of hypertension which sometimes are amenable to causal.

However, secondary forms of hypertension, such as primary hyperaldosteronism, account for 20% of resistant hypertension (hypertension in which BP is >/90 mm Hg despite the use of medications. Knowledge and management of Resistant hypertension (RHT) has matured in recent years with the help of new epidemiological data, wider application of outof-office BP measurements and the introduction of interventional treatments.

DOI /ecr, European Cardiology Review,   The prevalence and rate of diagnosis of hypertension in children and adolescents appear to be increasing.1 This is due in part to the increasing prevalence of. However, history codes (categories ZZ87) may be used as secondary codes if the historical condition or family history has an impact on current care or influences treatment.

The rules are straightforward, the difficulty in code assignment comes from the limited documentation available to outpatient and physician coders.

Primary aldosteronism (PA) is the most common form of secondary hypertension (HTN), with an estimated prevalence of 4% of hypertensive patients in primary care and around 10% of referred patients. Patients with PA have higher cardiovascular morbidity and mortality than age- and sex-matched patients with essential HTN and the same degree of.

A complete clinically focused guide to managing the full spectrum of kidney diseases and hypertensionA Doody's Core Title!"an up-to-date, accessible guide that covers all major clinical aspects of the adult patient with diseases involving the kidneys and hypertension.

Numerous figures and tables are well integrated into structured chapters creating an. The authors not only outline the pathophysiology of hypertension in children, but also offer current information on blood pressure measurement, the proper techniques for diagnosis, the assessment of hypertensive end-organ damage even in childhood, and the use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring.

Background. Arterial hypertension is a chronic medical condition in which blood pressure (BP) is elevated.

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It significantly increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and renal insufficiency and is therefore a major cause of death globally [1, 2].In spite of recent therapeutic advances, blood pressure control remains suboptimal [].This is especially true for cases involving serious comorbid.

Possible secondary causes of lymphedema include tumor, trauma, previous pelvic surgery, pulmonary hypertension, chronic renal or hepatic dis- Diagnosis and Management of Common Causes of. At pages, Hypertension is not a simplistic primer to guide clinical management. Instead, it is a thorough treatise that outlines both the current understanding of the pathophysiology of hypertension and the clinical management of primary and secondary forms of hypertension.

patients with uncontrolled hypertension in spite of optimal, intensive medical management. Of the secondary causes of hypertension, primary aldosteronism, PHEO and RVHT are the hypertensive syndromes most commonly encountered in clinics.

Identifying the population at risk is the initial step in the diagnostic process. Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) associated to chronic respiratory diseases is currently classified in the 3 rd group, as a mild to moderate form of pre-capillary PH that progressively complicates the prognosis of associated pulmonary disease.

In clinical practice, however, some unresolved issues in the respiratory PH should be considered: 1) the PH heterogeneity in some respiratory diseases, such. The prevalence of secondary causes of HTN is believed to be higher among patients with resistant HTN than in the general hypertensive population.

2 However, most studies of causes and prevalence of resistant HTN quoted in text books are >30 years old, before contemporary concepts, such as definitions, investigation, and management of HTN, were. To-the-point diagnostic and therapeutic information on kidney diseases, hypertension, and kidney transplantation.

CURRENT Essentials of Nephrology & Hypertension is a practical, state-of-the-art review of the clinical management of kidney disease and hypertension. Concise and authoritative, the book offers a consistent, easy-to-follow presentation and thoroughly addresses hypertension and the.

Table 2: Intravenous Antihypertensives in Pregnancy. Secondary Causes of Hypertension in Pregnancy. Secondary hypertension should be diagnosed and treated prior to pregnancy.

Clues to a secondary cause of hypertension include absence of family history of hypertension, hypokalemia, chest pain, pallor, palpitations, early onset of hypertension (hypertension. Secondary forms of hypertension are not uncommon in clinical prac­ tice, but they are often overlooked or forgotten by clinicians in many fields of medicine.

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a type of kidney disease in which there is gradual loss of kidney function over a period of months to years. Initially there are generally no symptoms; later, symptoms may include leg swelling, feeling tired, vomiting, loss of appetite, and confusion.

Complications include an increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, bone disease, and anemia.1 Detailed Summary From the Guideline For the Prevention, detection, evaluation and manaGement oF hiGh Blood Pressure in adults Introduction 4.

Important Statistics 4. Diagnosing Hypertension 4. Measurement of BP 4. Patient Evaluation and History 4.(Victor Legrand, Acta Cardiologica, April, )"Secondary Hypertension: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Treatment is a timely volume on this important subject. … This book updates various medical conditions that contribute to hypertension and summarizes the clinical features ….

will be of great value not only to physicians.