However, the incidence of dementia is declining with the control of vascular risk factors (diabetes mellitus, hypertension, hyperlipidemia).
Medical history is notable for hypertension. He is a nonsmoker, and he works as an executive at a highly successful company. ... This patient needs no further testing. Although he is obese and has a history of hypertension, he is at low risk for
Chlorthalidone was not associated with significant cardiovascular benefits when compared with hydrochlorothiazide for hypertension in real-world practice, but it was associated with a greater risk of renal and electrolyte abnormalities,
Medical history is significant only for hypertension, and his only medication is ramipril.
Laboratory studies showed significant hyperuricemia. History is also significant for Crohn disease, hypertension, chronic kidney disease (estimated glomerular filtration rate of 55 mL/min/1.73 m.
By these criteria, 734 patients were normotensive and 2,610 were hypertensive (776 with resistant hypertension). ... Patients with untreated hypertension were randomly assigned to take medication either upon awakening or at bedtime.
The study authors wrote that declining primary care visit rates and face time may help explain worsening population-level control of two conditions—hypertension and diabetes—that are mostly managed by
He had an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placed 3 years ago. Medical history is also significant for hypertension.
This patient has tricuspid regurgitation and significant pulmonary hypertension with evidence of pressure overload on the right ventricle. ... Numerous diagnostic tests may be used to evaluate a patient with suspected pulmonary hypertension.
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