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Hypertension

Evaluation of pulmonary arterial stiffness and comparison with right ventricular functions in patients with cirrhosis preparing for liver transplantation.

May 23, 2022

Pulmonary complications are common in patients with liver cirrhosis. Devolopment of pulmonary hypertension (PH) is associated with a poor prognosis in these patients. Pulmonary arterial stiffness (PAS...

Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and hypertension risk after adjusting for publication bias.

May 16, 2022

Previous systematic reviews reported that serum vitamin D deficiency was associated with risk of hypertension. The aim was to conduct a meta-epidemiological analysis for evaluating the potential effec...

Association between sleep duration and incidence of type 2 diabetes in China: the REACTION study.

May 16, 2022

Inadequate sleep duration is associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and the relationship is nonlinear. We aim to assess the curve relationship between night sleep duration and the incidence ...

Interventions in hypertension: systematic review and meta-analysis of natural and quasi-experiments.

May 02, 2022

Hypertension is an urgent public health problem. Consistent summary from natural and quasi-experiments employed to evaluate interventions that aim at preventing or controlling hypertension is lacking ...

Isolated sublingual hematoma post internal carotid artery stenting for internal carotid artery stenosis in high-risk patients as uncommon and rare misadventure: A case report and review of literature.

Apr 25, 2022

Isolated sublingual hematoma is a rare complication seen in trauma, severe uncontrolled hypertension, dental operations, bleeding diathesis, and the use of dual antiplatelet and anticoagulant agents. ...

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes & Incident Heart Failure

Apr 18, 2022

Women with a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy should be monitored so that preventive measures for HF and other CVDs can take place According to recent estimates, about 85% of wome...

Biopsychosocial factors influencing the occurrence and recurrence of preterm singleton births among Australian women: A prospective cohort study.

Apr 18, 2022

In Australia, 8.6% of all births are premature, and this figure has relativelyincreased by 10% in the past decade. A range of biological, psychological, and socialfactors have previously been identifi...

When right ventricular pressure meets volume: the impact of arrival time of reflected waves on right ventricle load in pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Apr 18, 2022

Right ventricular (RV) wall tension in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is not only determined by pressure but also RV volume. Larger volume at a given pressure causes larger RV wall tension. Ear...

Maternal and neonatal variables associated with premature birth and low birth weight in a tertiary hospital in Ecuador.

Apr 11, 2022

To explore the maternal and neonatal factors associated with premature birth and low birth weight in an Ecuadorian tertiary hospital.Cross-sectional study.The Calderón General Teaching Hospital (CGTH...

A Survey of the Prevalence and Anthropometric Correlates of the Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Abuja, Nigeria.

Apr 04, 2022

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is asignificant public health challenge, with increasing prevalence and mortality. A significant proportion of the burden of this disorder occurs in middle- and low-inco...

Preconception dietary inflammatory index and hypertension disorders of pregnancy: The Japan environment and children's study.

Mar 28, 2022

We aimed to examine the impact of preconception pro-inflammatory diet on hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.Data from the Japan Environmental Children's Study (JECS), a nation-wide birth cohort study...

Factors that may affect recurrence of trigeminal neuralgia after percutaneous balloon compression.

Mar 21, 2022

To investigate the efficacy of percutaneous balloon compression of the Gasserian Ganglion (PCGG) in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia(TN)and the influencing factors of recurrence after PCGG.The cl...

A diagnostic prediction model for hypertension in Han and Yugur population from the China National Health Survey (CNHS).

Mar 14, 2022

The prevalence of hypertension is high among Chinese adults, thus, identifying non-hypertensive individuals at high risk for intervention will help to improve the efficiency of primary prevention stra...

Determining psychological distress during pregnancy and its association with the development of a hypertensive disorder.

Mar 07, 2022

To explore the association of psychological distress, including stress, depression, and anxiety, with the development of a hypertensive disorder during pregnancy.A secondary data analysis using a 1:3 ...

Prognostic and predictive factors in patients with advanced HCC and elevated alpha-fetoprotein treated with ramucirumab in two randomized Phase III trial.

Mar 07, 2022

Ramucirumab is an effective treatment for patients with advanced HCC (aHCC) and baseline AFP {greater than or equal to}400 ng/mL. We aimed to identify prognostic and predictive factors of response to ...

In Vivo assessment of hypertensive nephrosclerosis using ultrasound localization microscopy.

Feb 28, 2022

As a typical chronic kidney disease (CKD), hypertensive nephrosclerosis (HN) is a common syndrome of hypertension, characterized by chronic kidney microvascular damage. Early diagnosis of microvascula...

Blacks With MS Are Significantly at Risk for Cardiometabolic Conditions

Feb 04, 2022

“MS has long been believed to be more prevalent among White people than Black people, but recent research has found that Black people are actually at higher risk of developing MS than we previously ...

Translation and Cross-cultural Adaptation of the Self-care of Hypertension Inventory for Thais With Hypertension.

Jan 31, 2022

Self-care is essential for treating hypertension by lowering and controlling blood pressure, to ultimately reduce cardiovascular disease. A valid and reliable hypertension self-care measure is needed ...

Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter Detects Intracranial Hypertension in Acute Malignant Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction.

Jan 17, 2022

To evaluate optic nerve sheath diameter in the acute phase of patients with malignant ischemic middle cerebral artery stroke submitted or not to decompressive craniectomy surgery.Forty patients partic...

Imperatorin attenuates cardiac remodelling and dysfunction in high-fat/high-fructose diet-fed rats by modulating oxidative stress, inflammation, and Nrf-2 expression.

Jan 10, 2022

Imperatorin, an active natural furocoumarin, exerts a wide range of biological activities. In the present study, the therapeutic effects of imperatorin on cardiac function and remodelling and the poss...