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resistant hypertension

Hypertension that does not normalize with the use of a diuretic medication plus optimal doses of two additional antihypertensive drugs.
Synonym: drug-resistant hypertension.
See also: hypertension
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6%) of 175 patients fulfilled the criteria for resistant hypertension at the initial assessment.
The study by Williams et al--a double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled crossover trial conducted in the UK--was the first RCT to directly compare spironolactone with other medications for the treatment of resistant hypertension in adults already on triple therapy with an ACE inhibitor or ARB, a CCB, and a thiazide diuretic.
An increase in the aldosterone level in people with resistant hypertension may result from undiagnosed OSA.
Certainly, it's something that needs to be identified and treated, especially in people with resistant hypertension.
A binary logistic regression analysis was performed in all patients with 'presence of Resistant hypertension (RHT)' as the dichotomous dependent variable (0 = RHT absent; 1 = RHT present) and age, gender (0 = female, 1 = male), duration of hypertension, current cigarette smoking (0 = no, 1 = yes), current alcohol consumption (0 = no, 1 = yes), high salt intake (0 = no, 1 = yes), diabetes mellitus (0 = absent, 1 = present), ischemic heart disease (0 = absent, 1 = present), hyperlipidaemia (0 = absent, 1 = present), chronic kidney disease (0 = absent, 1 = present) and obesity (0 = BMI < 27.
7%) patients had resistant hypertension using the cut off value of BP greater than 140/ 90 mmHg.
Kidney or renal nerve denervation (RND) is a procedure that is being done in several centers abroad to treat patients with resistant hypertension.
Renal sympathetic denervation for the treatment of difficult-to-control or resistant hypertension.
According to the researchers, a meta-analysis suggested that CPAP treatment reduces blood pressure levels to a clinically meaningful degree, but whether this positive effect is more pronounced in patients with resistant hypertension is unclear because studies on this issue are scarce and based on single-center approaches.
has released three months' worth of data from the company's first-in-human clinical study, Sound-ITV, to treat resistant hypertension through the use of catheter-based ultrasound.
In the current randomized study, investigators assigned 947 patients with resistant hypertension or elevated chronic kidney disease and atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis to medical therapy that either included or excluded stenting.