CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.
Human beings are unique in the animal kingdom when it comes to nutrition.
Research suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible.
But admission rates and in-hospital mortality for hypertension have decreased.
Second study shows denervation procedures may miss targets, may not meet threshold for effect.
Visceral fat is even more important than overall adiposity in determining risk.
Stenting may benefit patients with renal artery stenosis who have historically been excluded from modern clinical trials.
An SBP target of about 120-140 rather than below 140 mm Hg may be more beneficial.
Analysis of self-monitoring, self-titration of meds in patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease.
Proteinuria, hypertension, and obesity in adolescence independently predict development of end-stage renal disease.
The association is most pronounced in hypertensives, consumers of high-sodium diets, and older individuals.
Composite of mortality, end-stage renal disease increased at higher and lower blood pressures.
Effect appears to be greater when baseline blood pressure is elevated.
Technology-based program may improve quality of care in the primary care setting.
Women who had hypertension for at least 6 years had a 27% increased risk of the skin disease.
Finding based on a mendelian randomization using an allele score as proxy for 25(OH)D.
Among patients with hypertension, elevated systolic blood pressure is associated with the highest risk for CV.