Cats with advanced secondary hypertension
often exhibit symptoms such as:
To assess the following in all patients referred to our specialist hypertension clinic: (i) BP control and target organ damage (TOD); (ii) whether age, gender, body mass index (BMI), and uric acid and total cholesterol levels were independently associated with uncont rolled BP; and (iii) the prevalences of white-coat, apparent treatment-resistant and secondary hypertension
Workup for secondary hypertension
revealed elevated urinary VMA levels of 68.
Generally, many causes of secondary hypertension
must be excluded before primary pulmonary hypertension is diagnosed.
In previous years, primary aldosteronism was attributed to less than one percent of all causes of secondary hypertension
No clinical or lab evidence of heart failure, renal failure, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy secondary hypertension
, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, overt proteinuria, urinary tract infection, fever or exercise.
Pheochromocytoma: an easily overlooked cause of secondary hypertension
WV Medical Journal 2009(Mar-Apr);105(2):10-12.
is attributable to a medical condition or other specific cause, and may coexist with primary hypertension.
When it is caused by an underlying disease such as of the kidneys it is called secondary hypertension
, and it can simply be considered a sign.
When hypertension (high blood pressure) is caused by medications or a medical condition, such as thyroid disease, it's considered secondary hypertension
In addition, patients diagnosed with secondary hypertension
do not need ambulatory monitoring confirmation.
is high blood pressure caused by another known condition.
Unwilling patients, those on lipid lowering drugs, those with secondary hypertension
and patients not yet started on antihypertensive drugs were excluded.
He was hospitalized for 10 days and underwent an evaluation for secondary hypertension
is somewhat different because it represents all of the specific diseases that cause elevated blood pressure.