Hypertension is the medical condition for having persistently high blood pressure, when our heart has to work harder to push blood around our body. It is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is importunately elevated creating a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure and peripheral vascular diseases.
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2020-10-01 Research Article
Blessing Onyinye Ukoha-kalu*, Maxwell Ogochukwu Adibe and Chinwe Victoria Ukwe
Background: An event involving drug therapy that actually or potentially interfers with the desired health outcomes is known as drug therapy problem.
Objective: The study aimed to identify and resolve potential drug related problems...
2020-09-29 Research Article
Blessing Onyinye Ukoha-kalu*, Maxwell Ogochukwu Adibe, Chibueze Anosike and Chinwe Victoria Ukwe
Background: Poor knowledge about hypertension can lead to poor attitude towards the disease which may directly affect patients self-care practices towards hypertension.
Objective: This study aimed to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice towards ...
2020-09-29 Research Article
Sewunet Ademe* and Afework Edmealem
Introduction: Hypertension is the leading remediable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, affecting more than 1 billion people worldwide, and is responsible for more than 10 million preventable deaths globally each year. Hypertension can be described as th...
2020-08-13 Research Article
Marta Brown-Martínez*, Zenaida Hernández, Yamile Valdés, Edilberto González, Emelina Despaigne and Evelio Gonzalez
Background: Cerebral small vessel disease and extracranial atherosclerotic carotid disease are manifestations of silent cerebrovascular disease (CVD). Information on these two pathologies in hypertensive population with low cardiovascular risk (CVR) is scarce...
2019-11-08 Research Article
Guillermo Padrón Arredondo*
Introduction: Hypertension is a silent pathology in a way that affects all four spheres to be considered as such; magnitude, transcendence vulnerability, and feasibility. The World Health Organization estimates that 45% of deaths from heart disease and 51% of ...
2019-10-23 Research Article
Adam Ahamat Ali*, Guillaume Mahamat Abderraman*, Zeinabou Maiga Moussa Tondi and Hissein Ali Mahamat
Introduction: High blood pressure is a major cardiovascular risk factor. In hypertension, non-compliance is frequent. The objective of this work is to evaluate the therapeutic observances and to identify the predictive factors of poor compliances in Chadian h...
2019-08-13 Research Article
Kanako Saito, Yukiko Hishiki and Hakuo Takahashi*
Objective: The present study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of the Omron HBP-9031C automated oscillometric upper-arm blood pressure (BP) measurement device for blood pressure monitoring, according to the ANSI/AAMI/ISO 81060-2:2013 protocol (ANSI/AAMI/ISO).
2019-07-24 Research Article
Mohsen Ibrahim M*
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) jointly developed a series of hypertension guidelines in the years 2003, 207 and 2013. The most recent guidelines were issued by the two societies in August this year (2018) and were...
2019-06-27 Mini Review
Alexander E Berezin* and Alexander A Berezin
Platelet vesiculation is common factor contributing in coagulation and thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Platelet-derived vesicles are involved in the coagulation, thromboembolism, microvascular inflammation, arterial stiffness, vascular calcification...
2019-04-03 Review Article
Luis Alcocer, Humberto Alvarez-Lopez, Gabriela Borrayo-Sanchez, Ernesto German Cardona-Munoz, Adolfo Chavez-Mendozaa, Enrique Diaz y Diaz, Jose Manuel Enciso-Munoz, Hector Galvan-Osegueraα, Enrique Gomez-Alvarez, Pedro Gutierrez-Fajardo, Hector Hernandez y Hernandez, Francisco Javier Leon-Hernandez, Jose Antonio Magana-Serrano, Jose Zacarias Parra-Carrillo and Martin Rosas-Peralta*
Today, Mexico has more than 130 million inhabitants; 85 millions of them are adults of 20 or more years old. The population pyramid is still one of base wider and this base corresponds to adults younger than 54 years old. Despite predictions made 20 years ago, about a transfor...