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hy·per·ten·sion

 (hī′pər-tĕn′shən)
n.
1.
a. Abnormally elevated arterial blood pressure.
b. Arterial disease marked by chronic high blood pressure.
2. Elevated pressure or tension of a body fluid, as of the intraocular or cerebrospinal fluids.

hypertension

(ˌhaɪpəˈtɛnʃən)
n
(Pathology) pathol abnormally high blood pressure
hypertensive adj, n

hy•per•ten•sion

(ˌhaɪ pərˈtɛn ʃən)

n.
1.
a. elevation of the blood pressure, esp. the diastolic pressure.
b. an arterial disease characterized by this condition.
2. excessive nervous tension.
[1890–95]

hy·per·ten·sion

(hī′pər-tĕn′shən)

hypertension

High blood pressure, often caused by stress, arteriosclerosis, or heart disease.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
essential hypertension, hyperpiesia, hyperpiesis - persistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found
malignant hypertension - severe hypertension that runs a rapid course and damages the inner linings of the blood vessels and the heart and spleen and kidneys and brain; "malignant hypertension is the most lethal form of hypertension"
secondary hypertension - hypertension that is secondary to another disease
white-coat hypertension - temporary rise in blood pressure in the doctor's office
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
Translations
hypertenze

hypertension

[ˈhaɪpəˈtenʃən] N (Med) → hipertensión f

hypertension

[ˌhaɪpərˈtɛnʃən] nhypertension f

hypertension

[ˌhaɪpəˈtɛnʃn] n (Med) → ipertensione f

hy·per·ten·sion

n. hipertensión, presión arterial alta;
benign ______ benigna;
essential ______ esencial;
malignant ______ maligna;
portal ______ portal;
primary ______ primaria;
renal ______ renal.

hypertension

n hipertensión f, presión alta (de la sangre) (fam); benign intracranial — hipertensión intracraneal benigna; essential — hipertensión esencial; malignant — hipertensión maligna; portal — hipertensión portal; pulmonary — hipertensión pulmonar; renovascular — hipertensión renovascular; white-coat — hipertensión de bata blanca
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Pulmonary dysfunction remained for a period after ROSC which may contribute to chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Acute improved hemodynamics following inhaled iloprost in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Techniques and outcomes of pulmonary endarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
The findings are encouraging given the lack of treatments for patients who have chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and are ineligible for surgical treatment or have persistent pulmonary hypertension after surgery, said Dr.
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a disease, in which an organized thrombus in the proximal pulmonary artery accompanied by distal vascular remodeling causes obstruction of the pulmonary artery and arterioles.
The product is intended for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy is uncommon but is associated with maternal mortality in excess of 35% (2-4).
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a rare disease characterized bythe persistence of thromboemboli obstructing the pulmonary arteries as an organized tissue.
5% in the 470 patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH); 2.
Patients should undergo ventilation perfusion scanning to rule out chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Elafin was also granted orphan drug status for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in 2007.
PAS was confirmed in five patients, and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) was considered the correct diagnosis with the histological findings from CGFB and confirmed after pulmonary thromboendarterectomy later [Figure 3].

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