Recalls, warnings, approvals and other regulatory news.
1 Jun 2010
The statement updates the ADA's 2003 position statement on this topic and summarizes clinical trials of intensive hypertension treatment strategies.
29 Aug 2017
A 72-year-old man is evaluated for an ulcerating, painful lesion on his left calf that began as a patch of red skin 2 to 3 weeks ago. He has dialysis-dependent end-stage kidney disease, atrial fibrillation, and hypertension. Following a physical exam and other tests, what is the most likely diagnosis?
1 Feb 2022
A 48-year-old man with newly diagnosed hypertension is referred for an echocardiogram to assess findings of left ventricular hypertrophy noted on the electrocardiogram. He is asymptomatic, and his medical history is unremarkable other than hypertension. His only medication is chlorthalidone. Following a physical exam, cardiac exam, and transthoracic echocardiogram, what is the most appropriate management based on this patient's echocardiographic findings?
10 Nov 2015
Spironolactone was the most effective add-on treatment in this study for resistant hypertension and researchers suggested that their findings should have global influence on treatment guidelines and clinical practice.
29 Sep 2015
Recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 May 2011
A 78-year-old woman is evaluated for osteoporosis. She was diagnosed 5 years ago following a fragility fracture in the left hip. Following medical treatment and dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, what is the most appropriate management?
19 Apr 2022
The American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and American Society of Hypertension released updated guidance last week on treatment of hypertension in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD).
7 Apr 2015
Based upon a physical exam and chest radiograph, what is the most likely diagnosis?.
1 Oct 2011
A 30-year-old woman is seen in follow-up. She was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus 12 years ago. She was treated for lupus nephritis, which is now quiescent. What health risk assessment should be performed now?
5 Apr 2022