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  1. Content type: Review

    Measures of the functional and structural properties of blood vessels can be used to assess preclinical stage of vascular disorders. Recent experimental and population studies show that arterial stiffening pre...

    Authors: Young S. Oh

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:17

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  2. Content type: Case Report

    Hypokalemia in the presence of hypertension is often attributed to primary hyperaldosteronism as a cause of secondary hypertension, however secondary hyperaldosteronism may present similarly. Accessory renal a...

    Authors: Pei Lin Chan and Florence Hui Sieng Tan

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:15

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  3. Content type: Research

    It has been long debated whether menopause itself is a risk factor for hypertension in peri-menopausal women. We aimed to assess the association between menopause and hypertension, and whether metabolic syndro...

    Authors: Gyu Chul Oh, Kee Soo Kang, Chan Soon Park, Ho Kyung Sung, Kyoung Hwa Ha, Hyeon Chang Kim, Sungha Park, Sang Hyun Ihm and Hae-Young Lee

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:14

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  4. Content type: Research

    The Korea Hypertension Fact Sheet 2018 aims to overview the magnitude and management status of hypertension, and their trends in Korea.

    Authors: Hyeon Chang Kim and Myeong-Chan Cho

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:13

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  5. Content type: Research

    Preeclampsia (PE) is a serious maternal complication during pregnancy. Associated arterial stiffness in PE patients leads to increased risks of cardiovascular diseases later in life. Cholesterol efflux capacit...

    Authors: Shutan Liao, Hao Wu and Ruiying Chen

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:11

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  6. Content type: Research

    Fimasartan (Kanarb; Boryung Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea) is a non-protein angiotensin II receptor blocker that selectively blocks the AT1 receptor. No prior large-scale study has investi...

    Authors: Dong Joo Oh, Su-Eun Han, Seung Hee Jeong, Myung Sook Hong and Seong Choon Choe

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:10

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  7. Content type: Research

    Data are limited with regard to the relationship of albuminuria and major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in Chinese elder patients with high cardiovascular risk.

    Authors: Mingming Liu, Yan Liang, Jun Zhu, Yanmin Yang, Wenfang Ma and Guozheng Zhang

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:12

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  8. Content type: Review

    Vitamin D, a fat-soluble prohormone, has wide-ranging roles in the regulation of many physiological processes through their interactions with the vitamin D receptors (VDR). It plays a major role in bones and c...

    Authors: Babikir Kheiri, Ahmed Abdalla, Mohammed Osman, Sahar Ahmed, Mustafa Hassan and Ghassan Bachuwa

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:9

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  9. Content type: Research

    Several diseases, such as obesity, hypertension and type 2 diabetes are frequently associated with metabolic abnormalities, high costs of healthcare and morbi-mortality; thus the aim of this study was to inves...

    Authors: Bruna M. Giglio, Renata C. Fernandes, Ana B. Marini, João F. Mota and Gustavo D. Pimentel

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:8

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  10. Content type: Research

    Hypertension is the second most common cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Therefore, the aims of the study were to assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of hypertensive patients towards preve...

    Authors: Hala H. Sa’adeh, Razan N. Darwazeh, Amani A. Khalil and Sa’ed H. Zyoud

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:6

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  11. Content type: Research

    The data on the association of sleep duration and blood pressure in the pediatric age group have been mixed and most studies have focused on weekday sleep duration. The purpose of this study was to compare the...

    Authors: Neena Gupta, Louise Maranda and Rakesh Gupta

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:7

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  12. Content type: Research

    Recent studies suggest an association between cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and hypertension. In the present study, we used a variety of antigens and different assay methods to investigate the relationship b...

    Authors: Jong-Chan Youn, Jun Yong Kim, Min Kyung Jung, Hee Tae Yu, Su-Hyung Park, In-Cheol Kim, Sun Ki Lee, Suk-Won Choi, Seongwoo Han, Kyu-Hyung Ryu, Sungha Park and Eui-Cheol Shin

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:5

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  13. Content type: Research

    A seemingly interesting observation in patients with sickle cell anaemia (SCA) is that they usually have lower systemic blood pressures (BP) and insulin resistance than persons in the general population in spi...

    Authors: Lawrence A. Olatunji, Olatunde P. Olabode, Olawale M. Akinlade, Abiola S. Babatunde, Victoria A. Olatunji and Ayodele O. Soladoye

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:3

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  14. Content type: Research

    Few data is available on the association between body mass index (BMI), serum uric acid (SUA) levels and blood pressure (BP) categories in the disease continuum, when efforts for its prevention may be applicable.

    Authors: Ryuichi Kawamoto, Daisuke Ninomiya, Kensuke Senzaki and Teru Kumagi

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2018 24:1

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  15. Content type: Research

    Hypertension is the major contributor to cardiovascular diseases related morbidity and mortality. Blood pressure is not well controlled in the majority of patients with both diabetes and hypertension. The main...

    Authors: Sintayehu Muleta, Tsegaye Melaku, Legese Chelkeba and Desta Assefa

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:29

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  16. Content type: Research

    The use of impedance cardiography (ICG) may play a role in the assessment of cardiac effects of hypertension (HT), especially its hemodynamic features. Hypertensive heart disease involves structural changes an...

    Authors: Rodrigo Nazário Leão, Pedro Marques Silva, Luísa Branco, Helena Fonseca, Bruno Bento, Marta Alves, Daniel Virella and Roberto Palma Reis

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:28

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  17. Content type: Research

    Autonomic nervous system activity has been shown to be altered in patients with vasospastic angina (VA). Heart rate recovery (HRR) is a simple, non-invasive measurement of autonomic nervous system dysfunction....

    Authors: Hyunsu Kim, Sang-Hoon Cho, Kyoung-Im Cho, Bong-Joon Kim, Sung-Il Im and Jung-Ho Heo

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:24

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  18. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    We have read the article “Comparison of effects between calcium channel blocker and diuretics in combination with angiotensin II receptor blocker on 24-h central blood pressure and vascular hemodynamic paramet...

    Authors: Venu Gopal Jonnalagadda, Kanchan Choudhary and Vijay Kranti Matety

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:27

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  19. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this survey was to evaluate the performance of hypertension screening in medical institutions conducting the national general health screening program of the Republic of Korea.

    Authors: Seung Won Lee, Hae-Young Lee, Sang Hyun Ihm, Sung Ha Park, Tae Hyun Kim and Hyeon Chang Kim

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:23

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  20. Content type: Research

    Hypertension is one of the leading causes of disability and death in both developed and developing countries that need urgent strategies to implement interventions that control it. Appropriate lifestyle change...

    Authors: Eyasu Siyum Buda, Lolemo Kelbiso Hanfore, Robera Olana Fite and Alula Seyum Buda

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:26

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  21. Content type: Case Report

    Carvedilol is used in the management of hypertension, ischemic heart disease, heart failure and most recently, portal hypertension. It has been associated with improved outcomes regarding variceal bleeding, he...

    Authors: Satish Maharaj, Karan Seegobin, Julio Perez-Downes, Belinda Bajric, Simone Chang and Pramod Reddy

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:25

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  22. Content type: Research

    The salt-taste threshold can influence the salt appetite, and is thought to be another marker of sodium intake. Many studies have mentioned the relationship between the sodium intake and blood pressure (BP). T...

    Authors: Chang-Yeon Kim, Mi-Kyung Ye and Young Soo Lee

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:22

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  23. Content type: Research

    Arterial stiffness increases pressure load to the left ventricle (LV), leading to LV hypertrophy and subendocardial ischemia. Neurohormones stimulate myocardial fibrosis and LV dysfunction. We aimed to explore...

    Authors: Darae Kim, Chi Young Shim, Geu-Ru Hong, Sungha Park, InJeong Cho, Hyuk-Jae Chang, Jong-Won Ha and Namsik Chung

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:21

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  24. Content type: Research

    Hypertension is a risk factor for coronary heart disease and stroke, and is one of the leading causes of death. Although over a billion people are affected worldwide, only half of them receive adequate treatme...

    Authors: Gyu Chul Oh, Hae-Young Lee, Wook Jin Chung, Ho-Joong Youn, Eun-Joo Cho, Ki-Chul Sung, Shung Chull Chae, Byung-Su Yoo, Chang Gyu Park, Soon Jun Hong, Young Kwon Kim, Taek-Jong Hong, Dong-Ju Choi, Min Su Hyun, Jong Won Ha, Young Jo Kim…

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:18

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  25. Content type: Research

    Flow Mediated Dilation (FMD) has immense potential to become a clinical, non-invasive biomarker of endothelial function and nitric oxide bioavailability, which regulate vasomotor activity. Unfortunately, FMD a...

    Authors: Brycen Ratcliffe, Robert Pawlak, Francisco Morales, Caleb Harrison and Alvaro N. Gurovich

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:17

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  26. Content type: Research

    The Korean Registry of Target Organ Damage in Hypertension aims to evaluate the clinical characteristics and prevalence of subclinical target organ damage in Korean hypertensive patients.

    Authors: Suk-Won Choi, Seong Woo Han, Jong Sun Ok, Byung-Su Yoo, Mi-Seung Shin, Sung Ha Park and Kyu-Hyung Ryu

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:16

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  27. Content type: Research

    It has been reported that deep breathing could reduce blood pressures (BP) in general. It is also known that BP is decreased during inhalation and increased during exhalation. Therefore, the measured BPs could...

    Authors: Natalia Herakova, Nnenna Harmony Nzeribe Nwobodo, Ying Wang, Fei Chen and Dingchang Zheng

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:15

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  28. Content type: Research

    Clients on anti-retroviral therapy (ART) are living longer and have risk of hypertension. Side effects of medicines and aging increase this risk. Hypertension prevalence among clients on ART in Kadoma City was...

    Authors: Pamela Nyaradzai Magande, Daniel Chirundu, Notion Tafara Gombe, More Mungati and Mufuta Tshimanga

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:14

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  29. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    The diagnostic and prognostic implication of exaggerated blood pressure response to exercise has been controversial, with opinions ranging from a benign process to a harbinger of potential cardiovascular morbi...

    Authors: Elisa Caldarone, Paolo Severi, Mario Lombardi, Stefania D’Emidio, Andrea Mazza, Maria Grazia Bendini and Massimo Leggio

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:11

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  30. Content type: Research

    The aim of this survey was to evaluate attitudes and preferences for the clinical management of hypertension and hypertension-related cerebrovascular diseases (CVD) in Italy.

    Authors: Giuliano Tocci, Arrigo F. Cicero, Massimo Salvetti, Maria Beatrice Musumeci, Andrea Ferrucci, Claudio Borghi and Massimo Volpe

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:10

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  31. Content type: Research

    A positive correlation between ECG derived QRS duration and heart rate variability (HRV) parameters had previously been reported in young healthy adults. We note this study used a narrow QRS duration range, an...

    Authors: Yvonne Yin Leng Lee, Herbert F. Jelinek and Craig S. McLachlan

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:9

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  32. Content type: Research

    Left ventricular hypertrophy is influenced by both hemodynamic and non-hemodynamic factors. Ambulatory blood pressure is correlated with left ventricular hypertrophy. We established the influences of hemodynam...

    Authors: Bae Keun Kim, Enshi Xu, Bo Youl Choi, Yonggu Lee, Soon Gil Kim, Yukio Yamori and Jinho Shin

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:8

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  33. Content type: Research

    Angiotensinogen (AGT) enzyme comprises a vital module of RAAS system that effectively controls the blood pressure and related cardiovascular functions. Ample association studies have reported the importance of...

    Authors: Pulakes Purkait, Kalpataru Halder, Sunil Thakur, Abhishikta Ghosh Roy, Pradip Raychaudhuri, Sandip Bhattacharya, B. N. Sarkar and J. M. Naidu

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:12

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  34. Content type: Research

    In this retrospective analysis we investigated the predictive performance of orthostatic hypotension (OH) and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABP) to predict autonomic dysfunction.

    Authors: Kawther F. Alquadan, Girish Singhania, Abhilash Koratala and Abutaleb A. Ejaz

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:3

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  35. Content type: Research

    Although it is known that coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) offers highly negative predictive value to exclude obstructive coronary lesions, the plaque pattern on CCTA has not been fully underst...

    Authors: Dong-Hyeon Lee, Ho-Joong Youn, Hae-Ok Jung, Kiyuk Chang, Yun-Seok Choi and Jung Im Jung

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:6

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  36. Content type: Research

    Endothelium has a function to regulate vascular tone by releasing mediators either vasodilating or vasoconstricting blood vessels. Endothelial dysfunction can be measured conveniently by Reactive Hyperemia Ind...

    Authors: You-Jeong Ki, Jae-Bin Seo, Hack-Lyoung Kim, Woo-Hyun Lim, Hye Yeon Seo, Jin Yong Lee and Woo-Young Chung

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:4

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  37. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to compare the value and evaluate the validity of non-invasive methods for the detection of vascular stiffness in never-treated individuals with metabolic syndrome (MetS).

    Authors: Dong-Hyeon Lee, Ho-Joong Youn, Woo-Baek Chung, Yun-Seok Choi, Jong-Min Lee, Chul-Soo Park, Hae-Ok Jung, Hui-Kyung Jeon and Man-Young Lee

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2017 23:1

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  38. Content type: Research

    Complications of hypertension are particularly common in people of African descent but previous reports had suggested rarity of hypertensive retinopathy in black Africans. We evaluated retinal changes among Ni...

    Authors: A. B. Omotoso, P. M. Kolo, T. O. Olanrewaju, J. F. Owoeye, S. A. Biliaminu and V. A. Olatunji

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:19

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