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The prime aim of Annals of Clinical Hypertension is to publish research stuffs promoting a healthy lifestyle and preventive strategies to decrease the prevalence of hypertension in the general population.

Annals of Clinical Hypertension strives to publish research works on prevailing factors that contribute to hypertension such as obesity and diabetes. Annals of Clinical Hypertension also welcomes research reviews and literatures on primary prevention measures of hypertension.

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2019-08-13 Research Article

Validation of the Omron HBP-9031C blood pressure monitor for clinics and hospitals according to the ANSI/AAMI/ ISO 81060-2:2013 protocol

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).

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2019-07-24 Research Article

The New (2018) European Hypertension Guidelines an overview & comments

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 published in the Europe...

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2019-06-27 Mini Review

Circulating platelet-derived vesicle in atrial fi brillation

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, atherosclerotic ...

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2019-04-03 Review Article

Hypertension as a persistent public health problem. A position paper from Alliance for a Healthy Heart, Mexico

Luis Alcocer, Humberto Álvarez-López, Gabriela Borrayo-Sánchez, Ernesto Germán Cardona-Muñoz, Adolfo Chávez-Mendozaa, Enrique Díaz y Díaz, José Manuel Enciso-Muñoz, Héctor Galván-Osegueraα, Enrique Gómez-Álvarez, Pedro Gutiérrez-Fajardo, Héctor Hernández y Hernández, Francisco Javier León-Hernández, José Antonio Magaña-Serrano, José Zacarías 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 transformation of the pop...

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2019-01-28 Research Article

Heart Failure with preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF); A Mexican cohort from Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS)

Lizette Arizmendi-Ocampo, Martin Rosas Peralta*, Daniela Salinas Morales, Alejandro Chanona Espinosa, Alicia Contreras Rodriguez, Erick Ramirez Arias, Carlos Riera kinkel, Guadalupe Castro Martínez and Jose Antonio Magana-Serrano

Background: Several epidemiologic studies indicate that up to 50% of patients with heart failure have a preserved ejection fraction, and this proportion has increased over time. The knowledge of its severity and associated comorbidity is determining factor to develop adequate ...

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2018-11-23 Review Article

Strategic Plans for Diagnosis, Treatment & Control of Hypertension

M Mohsen Ibrahim*

Two major challenges face the practicing physicians and medical community regarding the management of hypertension. First is accurate diagnosis and finding who is the truly hypertensive
patient in need of life-long treatment.

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2018-10-11 Research Article

What is the Cost of Measuring a Blood Pressure?

Steven A Yarows*

Rationale: Blood Pressure measurement has transitioned to the oscillometric method in most hospitals in the United States, however out-patient offi ces mainly use the auscultatory technique.

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2018-07-17 Review Article

Role of the Kidneys in the Regulation of Intra-and Extra-Renal Blood Pressure

Seriki A Samuel*, Adebayo O Francis and Odetola O Anthony

Hypertension is one of the most common chronic diseases of human, affecting more than one billion people worldwide. When it becomes chronic, hypertension leaves behind cardiac hypertrophy, heart failure, stroke, and kidney disease, resulting in substantial morbidity and mortality.

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2018-07-17 Review Article

Cardiovascular risk reduction: Past, present and future in Mexico

Martin Rosas-Peralta, Gabriela Borrayo-Sánchez*, Erick Ramírez-Arias, Gladys M Jiménez-Genchi, Martha Alicia Hernández-González, Rafael Barraza-Félix, Lidia Evangelina Betacourt-Hernández, Rocio Camacho-Casillas, Rodolfo Parra-Michel, Héctor David Martínez Chap and José de Jesús Arriaga-Dávila

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is globally defined as coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, or peripheral arterial disease presumed to be of atherosclerotic origin and it is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality for individuals with or without diabetes and is ...

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2018-04-09 Review Article

Guidelines that are just for guidance

Swethika Sundaravel*, Jonathan Nieves and Seth Baum

Hypertension (HTN) is a widely prevalent disease across the globe. Recent reports from National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) indicate that the prevalence of HTN is 29% in adults more than 18 years in the US [1]. This is about 72 million adults. Worldwide, about 1.3 billion...

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