Explore the latest in hypertension, including the epidemiology, prevention, treatment, and long-term outcomes of high blood pressure.
This Rational Clinical Examination systematic review summarizes studies that examined the accuracy of current methods of blood pressure measurement, including home and office monitoring, compared with ambulatory blood pressure monitoring as the reference standard for diagnosing hypertension in patients not receiving treatment for hypertension.
A 47-year-old man with a history of hypertension, obesity, left adrenalectomy, and pterygium excision surgery presents with gradual onset of blurry vision in both eyes for several months. What would you do next?
This study investigates whether changes observed in left ventricular structure and function in preterm-born adults make them more susceptible to cardiac remodeling in association with blood pressure elevation.
This cohort study tests the association of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea with elevated blood pressure and its orthostatic reactivity in adolescence.
This prespecified secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial assesses whether the Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model increased the initiation or intensification of antihypertensive medications or statins among patients with blood pressure or low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels above guideline thresholds for treatment intensification.
This cohort study investigates associations of maternal hypertensive disorders of pregnancy with risks in offspring of autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and intellectual disability, as well as variation in overall cognitive performance in offspring.
This population-based cohort study aims to understand the outcomes of a specialized clinic on rates of evaluation and treatment of primary aldosteronism in Alberta, Canada.
This genetic association and mendelian randomization study estimates the potential effect of different antihypertensive drug classes on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder.
These randomized clinical trials compare the effects of smartphone app–delivered mini-sessions to treat depression vs enhanced usual care on depressive symptoms among patients with hypertension or diabetes in Brazil and Peru.
This cross-sectional study compared preeclampsia prevalence, risk factors, and pregnancy outcomes between the Swedish and Chinese populations.
A 70-year-old woman presented with a history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and bilateral asymmetric corneal lesions. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study assesses the national prevalence of masked asleep hypertension among US adults.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of continuous electrographic monitoring with a patch in older patients with hypertension to detect atrial fibrillation.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial evaluates the association of intensive blood pressure control on Alzheimer disease–related brain biomarkers.
This systematic review and meta-analysis measures the prevalence of hypertension and albuminuria in pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes and evaluates the association of sex and race/ethnicity with these conditions.
This cohort study evaluates whether short-term blood pressure variability from 1 physician office visit to the next is associated with increased long-term mortality risk among adults with coronary artery disease (CAD).
This Editorial discusses hypertension screening recommendations in adults from the US Preventive Services Task Force.
This 2021 US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement recommends screening for hypertension in adults 18 years or older with office blood pressure measurement and obtaining blood pressure measurements outside of the clinical setting for diagnostic confirmation before starting treatment (A recommendation).
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