essential hypertension


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es·sen·tial hy·per·ten·sion

[MIM*145500]
hypertension without known cause.

essential hypertension

Primary HTN, A condition comprising 90% of all cases of HTN; EH is associated with impaired endothelium-mediated vasodilation, which may play an important role in functional defects of resistance vessels. See Goldblatt kidney, Hypertension, Pheochromocytoma.

es·sen·tial hy·per·ten·sion

(ĕ-senshăl hīpĕr-tenshŭn)
Hypertension with no known cause; accounts for between 90 and 95% of patients diagnosed with hypertension.
Synonym(s): primary hypertension.

essential hypertension

High blood pressure of unknown cause. Also known as primary hypertension. In this context, the term ‘essential’ reflects the original view that the condition was thought to be constitutional-‘of the essence’.

Huchard,

Henri, French physician, 1844-1910.
Huchard disease - hypertension that occurs without preexisting renal disease or known cause. Synonym(s): essential hypertension
Huchard sign - when patients with hypertension change from standing to supine position, the heart rate drop is less than that for normotensive patients.

es·sen·tial hy·per·ten·sion

(ĕ-senshăl hīpĕr-tenshŭn) [MIM*145500]
Hypertension with no known cause; accounts for between 90% and 95% of patients.
Synonym(s): primary hypertension.
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Frequency of cases with essential hypertension in different age groups was: in 17-25years, 5(25%), in 26-33 years, 6(27.7%), in 34-41 years 17(47.2%); while with primary hyperaldosteronism, it was 17-21years 8(37.5%), 26-33 years 6(25%), 34-41 years 14(37.5%).
Promoter polymorphism of the beta2 bradykinin receptor gene is associated with essential hypertension. Jpn Circ J 1999; 63: 759-62.
Li et al., "Association between the CYP4A11 T8590C variant and essential hypertension: new data from Han Chinese and a meta-analysis," PLoS One, vol.
When healthy subjects are exposed to a dietary salt excess, urinary calcium excretion increases significantly [69], an effect that is significantly more pronounced in patients with primary aldosteronism than in patients with essential hypertension [70].
This study was performed on 60 patients with essential hypertension having microalbuminuria attending the medical outpatient clinic and those admitted to the medical wards.
Essential hypertension is an important public health matter.
BACKGROUND: Essential hypertension is characterized by both increased oxidative stress and sympathetic traffic.
Essential Hypertension. Hypertension, Chapters from the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, Fourth Edition.
Irbesartan is used to treat the essential hypertension and renal disease in patients with hypertension and type II diabetes mellitus as part of an antihypertensive medicinal product regimen.

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