When High Blood Pressure Isn’t Obvious
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When High Blood Pressure Isn’t Obvious

‘m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. What happens when your blood pressure wears a mask? Masked hypertension occurs when patients show normal blood pressure readings in the doctor’s office, even though their blood pressure is normally much higher. A new study found that in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), masked hypertension can cause […]

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ESC TV 2015 – Congress by Topic – Hypertension
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ESC TV 2015 – Congress by Topic – Hypertension

PATHWAY is a series of trials conducted by the British Hypertension Society investigating the treatment of hypertension, in PATHWAY-2 314 well-characterized resistant hypertensive patients were randomised to receive, in a sequential manner, either spironolactone, an alpha blocker a beta blocker or a placebo, every patient took every drug for 12 weeks We saw that the […]

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Helping Patients Better Control High Blood Pressure
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Helping Patients Better Control High Blood Pressure

Telehealth is very attractive to patients, it’s convenient and it offers options for people who live long distances from hospitals and clinics, and now we have the technology available for patients to send their home blood pressures in through telemonitoring devices, but this technology is still expensive and it’s not widely available. This study is […]

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The PATCH Trial – Duke CSF Leak Team
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The PATCH Trial – Duke CSF Leak Team

[MUSIC] I’m Tim Amrhein, I’m a neuroradiologist here at Duke University Medical Center. And I specialize in spine intervention, and in particular, in the treatment of patients with CSF leaks and CSF pressure pathologies, and spontaneous intracranial hypotension. [MUSIC] Patients with spontaneous intracranial hypotension or CSF leaks present with a whole bunch of different symptoms. […]

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