secondary hypertension

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Noun1.secondary hypertension - hypertension that is secondary to another disease
high blood pressure, hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
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A few children have higher blood pressure (Secondary Hypertension) secondary to underlying diseases.
Essential hypertension is the major form of hypertension accounting for 90% of hypertensive patients and is associated with heterogeneous factors like genetics and lifestyle habits, while secondary hypertension is the result of identified underlying disease factors.
Essential hypertension is the most common form of hypertension, affecting 90% of hypertensive patients, and is associated with heterogeneous contributory factors such as genetics and lifestyle habits, while secondary hypertension is associated with identified underlying disease factors.
primary or secondary hypertension and all hypertensive patients were included in the study.
Prediction of primary vs secondary hypertension in children.
Etiology and blood pressure patterns in secondary hypertension in children.
'I have seen a three-year-old child who has hypertension - a secondary hypertension.
(5) In adults [greater than or equal to]18 years of age, the USPSTF recommends obtaining BP measurements outside of the clinical setting for diagnostic confirmation before starting treatment unless the patient's BP is [greater than or equal to]180/110 mm Hg, there is evidence of end-organ damage, or the patient has a diagnosis of secondary hypertension. (5) The USPSTF recommends HBPM as an acceptable alternative to ABPM based on 6 studies including a total of 1253 participants." The percentage of patients with elevated office BP confirmed by HBPM to have hypertension was 45% to 84% across these 6 studies.
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
To exclude pheochromocytoma as a cause of secondary hypertension, 24-h urine metanephrine and normetanephrine levels were measured and were found to be normal.
Evaluation should then include identification of contributing lifestyle issues, detection of drugs interfering with antihypertensive medication effectiveness, screening for secondary hypertension, and assessment of target organ damage.
Secondary hypertension corresponds to 15 % of the causes of arterial hypertension, and among them, primary hyperaldosteronism is the most common cause of reversible hypertension, with a very characteristic clinical frame.

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