Response to letter by Visaria et al regarding our article, ‘Standardizing hypertension management in a primary care setting in India through a protocol based model.’
Publication date: Available online 25 February 2020Source: Indian Heart JournalAuthor(s): Priyanka Satish, Aditya Khetan, Shyamsundar Raithatha, Punam Bhende, Richard Josephson
Conclusion: Risk factors, aetiology, and precipitating factors of HF in de novo and ADCHF differ. De novo HF also had lower 1-year mortality and 3-month mortality compared to ADCHF. PMID: 32252602 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Liu Y, Zeng Z, Yu X, Li T, Yao Y, Chen R, Zheng J Abstract The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of lipoprotein(a) level on long-range prognosis after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) in patients with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) goal attainment. In this retrospective study, 350 patients in Coronary artery disease (CAD) with LDL-C less than 1.8 mmol/L were enrolled in the Guangdong Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases from January 2011 to December 2013. Follow-up was 1 year after PCI. According to the median value of the study population based on Lp(a), the patients ...
Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: Urology Case ReportsAuthor(s): Robert N. Uzzo, Evan Bloom, Andrew Peters, Meena Parab, Selma Masic, Alexander Kutikov
In conclusion, our findings suggest that rs3025010 may play a role in the pathogenesis of hypertension, which may be a potential target for individualized prevention and treatment of hypertension. PMID: 32257424 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
This study investigates the effects of oral intake of glucose with and without NaCl on angiotensin II (AngII) and aldosterone in obese and nonobese patients with essential hypertension. Methods: Twenty newly diagnosed untreated essential hypertensive patients and 15 normotensive control subjects matched for age, gender, and BMI were studied. Participants fasted overnight (8-10 hrs), and then each subject took 75 gm glucose alone and with 3 gm NaCl, each dissolved in 250 ml. Subjects were monitored for 2 hours. Half hourly BP, plasma glucose (PG), serum Na+, K+, insulin, AngII, and aldosteron...
This study aims to study the efficiency of the Waist-to-Height Ratio (WHtR) for determining coronary artery disease. It compares the frequency of abnormal WHtR, as a proxy for abdominal obesity, to that of body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC). It also relates the findings to other cardiometabolic risk factors in University Hospital patients. A cross-sectional study design was used, where a sample of 200 patients (142 males and 58 females) who attended the adult cardiac clinic were purposively included. BMI, WC, and WHtR were measured, where frequencies of WHtR were compared to those of BMI and WC. The finding...
Conditions: Corneal Transplantation; Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension; Postoperative Complications; Vitrectomy; Endoscopy Intervention: Procedure: Boston keratoprosthesis type 1 and anterior hyaloid membrane peeling assisted by endoscopy Sponsor: Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) Not yet recruiting
Condition: Pulmonary Artery Hypertension Intervention: Other: Moderate intensity aerobic training Sponsor: Cairo University Completed
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Sarah Heimberger, Ariel Mueller, Rubina Ratnaparkhi, Joana Lopes Perdigao, Sarosh Rana
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Darshan Hosapatna Basavarajappa, Pradip Kumar Saha, Rashmi Bagga, Niranjan Khandelwal, Manish Modi