2 edition of Mechanisms of hypertension found in the catalog.
Mechanisms of hypertension
Schroeder, Henry Alfred
Bibliography: p. 297-328.
|Series||American lecture series, publication no. 305. A monograph in the Bannerstone Division of American lectures in metabolism|
|LC Classifications||RC685.H8 S33|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||379|
|LC Control Number||57005605|
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US and a leading cause of disability among adults. Stroke is not an accident but occurs in relation to a number of risk factors or antecedents. Hypertension is the most important modifiable risk factor for stroke, and blood pressure level may play an important role in determining outcome after acute ischemic or . High blood pressure (BP), or hypertension, is defined by two levels by American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guidelines [1, 2]: (1) elevated BP, with a systolic pressure (SBP) between and mm Hg and diastolic pressure (DBP) less than 80 mm Hg, and (2) stage 1 hypertension, with an SBP of to mm Hg or a DBP of 80 to .
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Discusses significant advances in the field—including those related to pathophysiology of glomerular diseases, electrolyte disorders, renal tubular transport systems, hypertension, transplantation, hereditary diseases, and chronic kidney . This timely volume addresses the intimate pathophysiologic relationship between hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Hypertension is one of the most important global public health challenges, and its relationship to stroke and other catastrophic cerebrovascular diseases is an area of growing understanding.
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Hypertension and Hormonal Mechanisms, written by the world’s experts in this field, aims to open new doors leading researchers closer to understanding the etiology and pathogenesis of primary (essential) hypertension, and to stimulate active research in the fundamental mechanisms of hypertension so that new therapies, and even prevention, can be realized in the not-too-distant Format: Hardcover.
Primary Hypertension: Basic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications 1st Edition by Werner Kaufmann (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Format: Paperback. Hypertension and Hormone Mechanisms reviews novel developments in the endocrinology of hypertension with emphasis on new discovery during the past five years and perspectives on the future.
Written by authors who have spearheaded recent advances, chapters cover innovations in our understanding of. The exact prevalence of hypertension related to hormonal derangements (endocrine hypertension) is not known but estimated to affect less than 15% of hypertensive patients.
Recent scientific discoveries have increased the understanding of the pathophysiologic mechanisms of hypertension. The aim of the symposium was to provide a forum for presen tation and discussion of recent advances in the area of essential hypertension, particularly with regard to calcium mechanisms in vasoconstriction and vasodilation in arterial vessels and the func tion of arterial smooth muscle.
You'll find the long-term effects of primary and secondary hypertension and a lengthy section on hypertensions for special populations featured prominently.
Prevention and treatment of hypertension are covered in detail, from lifestyle and diet issues to drug choice and delivery, and the section on comparison of guidelines is unique to this book.
Treatment of hypertension includes diets to reduce weight and salt and alcohol intake, increased exercise, quitting smoking, and various drugs, such as diuretics, ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers, calcium-channel blockers or angiotensin-receptor blockers, as well as biofeedback.
Many patients require a combination of drugs to control their blood pressure. Knowledge of the mechanisms of action of antihypertensives is important as it allows rational combinations to be chosen based on complementary mechanisms of action.
There are four major groups of drug treatments for hypertension and several less frequently used classes.
The sites of action of these antihypertensive agents are shown in Figure 1. Mechanisms of Hypertension. This article has no abstract; the first words appear below. To the Editor: In their review of the roles of sodium and potassium in the pathogenesis of hypertension. (hypertension) and decrease in blood pressure (hypotension) are harmful in the body.
The mechanism of regulation of BP is divided in to two groups. 1) Rapidly acting mechanism 2) Slow acting mechanism I. Rapidly acting mechanism This includes both nervous regulations as well as endocrine or hormonal regulation.
a) Nervous Regulation of BPFile Size: KB. No single defect in adrenal corticosteroid biosynthesis has been identified, but it is relevant to consider briefly two rare monogenic syndromes involving 11β-hydroxylase and aldosterone synthase that cause hypertension and help identify candidate mechanisms (Table 1): Glucocorticoid remediable aldosteronism (GRA) is a rare autosomal dominant condition Cited by: This book presents newly discovered mechanisms and concepts which explain the transition from hypertension to heart failure and shows the results obtained by the international scientific community who is continuously developing better strategies in screening, diagnosing and treating : Springer International Publishing.
The central mechanism underlying hypertension: a review of the roles of sodium ions, epithelial sodium channels, the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system, oxidative stress and endogenous digitalis in the brainCited by: Recent scientific discoveries have increased the understanding of the pathophysiologic mechanisms of hypertension.
In Endocrine Hypertension, a renowned panel of experts provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of this disorder, discussing when to assign an endocrine cause in one of many conditions that may present with hypertension.
There are two basic interdependent mechanisms responsible for the development of essential hypertension. One is a defect in the catecholamine storage complex resulting in a small store and the other an increase in the sodium concentration in vascular smooth by: 3. #### Physiological mechanisms involved in development of essential hypertension Maintenance of a normal blood pressure is dependent on the balance between the cardiac output and peripheral vascular resistance.
Most patients with essential hypertension have a normal cardiac output but a raised peripheral by: Mechanisms of Hypertension and Hypertension-Related Stroke. Front Matter. the book illuminates current regimens for care immediately after acute stroke and for the prevention of recurrent stroke.
This latest edition also features extensively updated chapters from the previous edition, as well as new chapters on the effects of hypertension. Hypertension and Heart Failure: Epidemiology, Mechanisms and Treatment Pdf This book explains how hypertension affects % of the adult population in developed countries.
Heart failure is the result of the hypertension's effects on the heart and it represents a growing public health problem.
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Immune Mechanisms of Hypertension (Colloquium Integrated Systems Physiology: From Molecule to Function to Disease)5/5(1).He has a particular interest in the mechanisms of blood pressure regulation and in the treatment of hypertension, having academic responsibilities in teaching nephrology in affiliated university hospitals.
He was awarded degrees in chemistry, achieving master’s and doctorate degrees from Harvard University/5(3).Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schroeder, Henry A., Mechanisms of hypertension. Springfield, Ill., Thomas [©] (OCoLC)