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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.
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hypertension

(ˌhaɪpəˈtɛnʃən)
n
(Pathology) pathol abnormally high blood pressure
hypertensive adj, n
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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]
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hy·per·ten·sion

(hī′pər-tĕn′shən)
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hypertension

High blood pressure, often caused by stress, arteriosclerosis, or heart disease.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
hypertenze

hypertension

[ˈhaɪpəˈtenʃən] N (Med) → hipertensión f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hypertension

[ˌhaɪpərˈtɛnʃən] nhypertension f
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hypertension

[ˌhaɪpəˈtɛnʃn] n (Med) → ipertensione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hy·per·ten·sion

n. hipertensión, presión arterial alta;
benign ______ benigna;
essential ______ esencial;
malignant ______ maligna;
portal ______ portal;
primary ______ primaria;
renal ______ renal.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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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References in periodicals archive ?
Management of massive and submassive pulmonary embolism, iliiofemoral deep vein thrombosis, and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Circulation 2011; 123:1788-1830.
Prospective cardiopulmonary screening program to detect chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in patients after acute pulmonary embolism.
Woods Jr., "Fibrin derived from patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension is resistant to lysis," American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol.
The companies also entered a clinical development collaboration to market and develop a portfolio of soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC) modulators, including Bayer's Adempas (riociguat), which is approved to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).
The early goals of the treatment are preventing the progression of clot burden, improving hemodynamic status, and relief from the symptoms and long-term complications such as chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) results from an obstruction of the pulmonary vessels with organised blood clots.
DISCUSSION: Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a rare disease estimated to result in approximately 3.8% of all cases of pulmonary embolism [1].
ATLANTA--Riociguat, a novel first-in-class guanylate cyclase stimulator, significantly improved 6-minute walk distance in patients with inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension as well as in patients with symptomatic pulmonary arterial hypertension.
One study enrolled 157 patients who had a specific, relatively common form of PAH, chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH), which was inoperable or recurrent.
- Swiss drugmaker Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd has submitted a Type II Variation to the European Medicines Agency seeking to expand the indication of OPSUMIT (macitentan) to include the treatment of adults with inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) of WHO Functional Class II to III to improve exercise capacity, the company said.

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