where there is a known underlying cause occurs in about 5% of patients.
Diabetic patients with other chronic illnesses like tuberculosis, leprosy, hepatitis B or C, cardiovascular disease and secondary hypertension
Essential hypertension is the term, which used when no specific medical cause can be found to explain a patient's condition; he said and added that the secondary hypertension
means that the high blood pressure is a result of other clinical problems such as kidney disease or certain Tumors.
Common causes of secondary hypertension
include kidney disease, renovascular disease, prescription medications and illicit drugs, coarctation of the aorta, pheochromocytoma, primary aldosteronism, thyroid disease and parathyroid disease.
The committee strongly recommended the routine performance of ambulatory BP monitoring in patients with high-risk conditions, such as diabetes, secondary hypertension
, or renal disease, to look for abnormal circadian BP patterns that might point to an increased risk of target organ damage.
Causes of secondary hypertension
include sleep apnea (see this month's HelpDesk available at: jfponline.
When secondary hypertension
is found, the veterinarian needs to manage it and the underlying disease concurrently.
Renal disease such as pyelonephritis or congenital anomalies, endocrine conditions such as hyperthyroidism, or diabetes mellitus are some of the major identifiable causes of secondary hypertension
Coronary heart disease and secondary hypertension
have also been excluded by coronary angiography and much testing at least in patient II/1 and II/3.
In a cohort derived from the Oslo Renal Denervation Study, 83 patients were referred to a tertiary-level hospital for work-up of apparent treatment-resistant hypertension;  of these, 53 did not have true resistant hypertension, and the main reasons for this finding were poor drug adherence (32%), secondary hypertension
(30%) and white-coat hypertension (15%).
When a direct cause for high blood pressure can be identified, the condition is described as secondary hypertension
Dogs are more likely to have secondary hypertension
, which means another disease is actually causing the high blood pressure.