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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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This demonstrates that hypothermia is effective at deceasing ICP in patients experiencing intracranial hypertension that is unresponsive to conventional methods.
Refractory intracranial hypertension defined as persistent intracranial pressure (ICP) higher than 20-25 mm Hg despite treatment with analgesics, sedatives, and paralytics has been associated with poor neurologic outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI; Abadal-Centellas et al.
Patients with colloid cysts most commonly present with signs of intermittent, acute intracranial hypertension, attributed to movement of the cyst on its pedicle, causing episodic obstruction of the foramen of Monro.
Overall, the monographs are well written and of sufficient length and clarity to provide an update on current and emerging research in intracranial hypertension.
Other interventions for intracranial hypertension that are sometimes used in CVT patients include corticosteroids, diuretics, and barbiturate-induced coma.
use of hypertonic saline in the treatment of severe refractory posttraumatic intracranial hypertension in pediatric traumatic brain injury.
In a cross-sectional, population-based study of 900,000 young people ages 2-19 years old, researchers found 78 cases of pediatric idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
2004) systematically reviewed the literature on hemicraniectomy performed to relieve intracranial hypertension in patients with large hemispheric infarct patients.
So far, about a dozen groups have entered this philanthropic giveaway, including the Children's Miracle Network of Northeast Florida, Intracranial Hypertension Research Foundation, Children's Home Society of Florida, YMCA, Forsaken Generation in New York, and Spartanburg Charter School in South Carolina.
2] values include seizures, cerebral edema, intracranial hemorrhage, as well as intracranial hypertension.
After brain injury, intracranial hypertension and insufficient cerebral perfusion pressure (CPP), resulting from both primary and secondary injuries, are the major concerns during care of individuals with brain injury (Signorini et al.
Intracranial hypertension (IH) with papilledema, visual changes, headache, nausea and/or vomiting has been reported in a small number of patients treated with somatropin products.

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