Explore the latest in hypertension from The JAMA Network, including the epidemiology, prevention, treatment, and long-term outcomes of high blood pressure.
This case series study investigates whether the aqueous humor of retinoblastoma eyes has sufficient tumor-derived DNA to perform genetic analysis of the tumor, including DNA copy number alterations.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of an individualized blood pressure management strategy vs standard blood pressure management strategy on postoperative organ dysfunction among high-risk patients undergoing major surgery.
This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials investigates if more intensive compared with less intensive blood pressure control is associated with reduced mortality risk in persons with chronic kidney disease stages 3 to 5.
This longitudinal study assesses the long-term outcomes of systolic blood pressure levels recommended by the Eighth Joint National Committee and by the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial and determines if racial differences exist based on long-term cognitive trajectories.
A man in his 50s with a history of smoking and chronic hypertension is admitted with sudden-onset upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, moderate epigastric tenderness with rebound and guarding but no history of previous surgery or trauma, and hemodynamic instability. What is your diagnosis?
This cluster randomized trial compares the effects on blood pressure control of a community health worker–led home intervention vs physician education vs patient text messaging among low-income patients with hypertension in Argentina.
This Medical News article discusses the importance of correctly prepping patients for blood pressure measurement.
A man in his 50s with history of hypertension and pulmonary tumor resected 10 years earlier presented with generalized phymatous changes over his entire face as well as pustular lesions and a diffuse erythema that gave him an appearance of leonine facies. What is your diagnosis?
This study compares rates of injurious falls and syncope in community-dwelling older adults in the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing with rates in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial.
This cohort study assesses the performance of a lifestyle-based risk tool to estimate atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events over 25 years in adults before 55 years of age.
This cohort study measures ozone concentration to assess its association with cardiovascular disease risk in 89 healthy adults.
This population-based study examines the use of and adherence to drugs from classes commonly used for therapy in patients with cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
This single-arm, phase 2 study of adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia evaluates the efficacy and safety of treatment with inotuzumab ozogamicin plus low-intensity chemotherapy.
This population-based cohort study uses UK Biobank data to examine the association between body mass index and cardiometabolic outcomes in individuals with phenotypic information available in a databank.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial investigates whether the spot sign is associated with intracerebral hemorrhage expansion and whether intensive blood pressure reduction reduces hematoma expansion and improves outcomes.
This editorial evaluates the most recent USPSTF recommendations on screening pregnant women for preeclampsia and especially the importance of blood pressure measurement.