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  1. 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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  6. 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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    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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Content type: Research

    Hypertension is a serious public health problem. Potassium-enriched salt is suggested as a tool for lowering blood pressure. However, its flavor and taste acceptability is essential for population-based salt r...

    Authors: Akram Maleki, Ali Reza Soltanian, Fatemeh Zeraati, Vida Sheikh and Jalal Poorolajal

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:18

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  17. Content type: Research

    Traditional cardiovascular risk factors in the general population are usually correlated to a better prognosis in patients with chronic heart failure (HF). Most of the studies show that blood pressure variabil...

    Authors: Matthieu Berry, Olivier Lairez, Joelle Fourcade, Jérôme Roncalli, Didier Carrié, Atul Pathak, Bernard Chamontin and Michel Galinier

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:16

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  18. Content type: Review

    The use of blood pressure measurements have become a routine part of physical exam for the evacuation of cardiovascular health adults and, more recently, children. The most widely used definition of hypertensi...

    Authors: Nisarg Patel and Nicole Walker

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:15

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  19. Content type: Research

    Hypertensive crisis is a medical emergency that can cause acute damage to multiple end-organs. However, relatively little is known on the etiology, treatment, and outcomes of hypertensive crisis in Korean chil...

    Authors: Geum Hwa Lee, I Re Lee, Se Jin Park, Ji Hong Kim, Ji Young Oh and Jae Il Shin

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:10

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  20. Content type: Research

    There are a number of complications that can occur if there is under-nutrition during pregnancy followed by a period of rapid catch-up growth, including a higher chance of adult obesity, insulin resistance and...

    Authors: Ji Hyen Lee, Hyeryon Lee, Sang Mi Lee, Pil Je Kang, Kwan Chang Kim and Young Mi Hong

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:12

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  21. Content type: Review

    Hypertension continues to be an important public health concern because of its associated morbidity, mortality and economic impact on the society. It is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular, cerebrovas...

    Authors: Noah Jarari, Narasinga Rao, Jagannadha Rao Peela, Khaled A. Ellafi, Srikumar Shakila, Abdul R. Said, Nagaraja Kumari Nelapalli, Yupa Min, Kin Darli Tun, Syed Ibrahim Jamallulail, Avinash Kousik Rawal, Ranjani Ramanujam, Ramesh Naidu Yedla, Dhilip Kumar Kandregula, Anuradha Argi and Laxmi Teja Peela

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:7

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  22. Content type: Research

    Chronic heart failure (CHF) has been remained a leading cause of cardiovascular morbidity and mortaluty. The risk stratification of CHF individuals based on clinical criteria and biomarkers' models may improve...

    Authors: Alexander E. Berezin, Alexander A. Kremzer, Yulia V. Martovitskaya, Tatyana A. Berezina and Tatyana A. Samura

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:3

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  23. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Sung Il Choi, Soon Kil Kim, Sungha Park, Ju Han Kim, Sang Hyun Ihm, Gwang-il Kim, Woo Shik Kim, Wook Bum Pyun, Yu-Mi Kim and Jinho Shin

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:14

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    The original article was published in Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:8

  24. Content type: Research

    Despite intensive anti-hypertensive treatment, overall control rates of only 30 ~ 50 % have been reported in patients with hypertension (HTN). However, clinical significance and angiographic characteristics of...

    Authors: Sung Il Im, Seung-Woon Rha, Byoung Geol Choi, Se Yeon Choi, Jae Joong Lee, Sun ki Lee, Ji Bak Kim, Jin Oh Na, Cheol Ung Choi, Hong Euy Lim, Jin Won Kim, Eung Ju Kim, Chang Gyu Park, Hong Seog Seo and Dong Joo Oh

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:9

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  25. Content type: Research

    Although recent studies have suggested that adherence to antihypertensive treatment reduced stroke incidence, the relationship of adherence to antihypertensives with stroke severity has not been studied. This ...

    Authors: Kyung Bok Lee, Jeong-Yoon Lee, Nari Choi, Jee-Eun Yoon, Dong-Won Shin, Ji-Sun Kim, Hakjae Roh, Moo-Young Ahn, Hye-Won Hwang and Min-Su Hyon

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:11

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  26. Content type: Research

    Subjects with abnormal metabolic conditions had increased risk for cardiovascular disease. We investigated the role of abnormal metabolic conditions on arterial stiffness in healthy subjects with no drug treat...

    Authors: Hyo-Sang Hwang, Kwang-Pil Ko, Myeong Gun Kim, Sihun Kim, Jeonggeun Moon, Wook Jin Chung, Mi Seung Shin and Seung Hwan Han

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:13

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  27. Content type: Research

    Prolonged electrocardiogram QRS durations are often present in hypertensive patients. Small increases in QRS duration serve as independent risk factors for both increased cardiovascular and all-cause mortality...

    Authors: Yvonne Yin Leng Lee, Paul Reidler, Herbert Jelinek, Yung Seng Lee, Yuling Zhou, Brett D. Hambly, Joel McCabe, Slade Matthews, Honghong Ke, Hassan Assareh and Craig S. McLachlan

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:6

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  28. Content type: Research

    Although resistant hypertension (RH) is known to be associated with higher rates of cardiovascular events than is non-RH, there are no reported data on the prevalence of RH in Korean patients. We evaluated the...

    Authors: Kwang No Lee, Jin Oh Na, Cheol Ung Choi, Hong Euy Lim, Jin Won Kim, Eung Ju Kim, Seung-Woon Rha, Hong Seog Seo, Dong Joo Oh and Chang Gyu Park

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:4

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  29. Content type: Research

    General diet and lifestyle are considered to have an effect on levels of atherosclerosis but previous studies have shown inconsistent results. The aim of this study was to investigate whether macronutrient int...

    Authors: EunSun Cheong, Jong-Young Lee, Sung Ho Lee, Jin-Ho Kang, Bum-Soo Kim, Byung Jin Kim and Ki-Chul Sung

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:5

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  30. Content type: Research

    Resistant hypertension (RH) may be one of the cause of the plateau in improving the control rate in hypertension (HT) management. The misdiagnosis of RH by clinic blood pressure (BP) is important clinical prob...

    Authors: Sung Il Choi, Soon Kil Kim, Sungha Park, Ju Han Kim, Sang Hyun Ihm, Gwang-il Kim, Woo Shik Kim, Wook Bum Pyun, Yu-Mi Kim and Jinho Shin

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:8

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:14

  31. Content type: Research

    Chronic intermittent hypoxia, platelet activation and inflammation all play roles in the pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), which may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Th...

    Authors: Yeo-Jeong Song, Jae Hwan Kwon, Joo Yeon Kim, Bo Young Kim and Kyoung Im Cho

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2016 22:1

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  32. Content type: Research

    Epicardial fat tissue is known to have an unique endocrine function which affect the cardiac autonomic system. Heart rate recovery (HRR) is a simple non-invasive measurement that assesses autonomic nervous sys...

    Authors: Da-Jung Kim, Kyoung-Im Cho, Eun-A Cho, Jin-Wook Lee, Hyun-Joon Park, Sun-Min Kim, Hyun-Su Kim and Jung Ho Heo

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2015 21:24

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  33. Content type: Research

    Fatty liver is associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS) but it may also occur without MetS. Whether resolution of fatty liver in the general population affects risk of MetS is unknown. Our aim was to determin...

    Authors: Eun Na Han, Eun Sun Cheong, Jeong In Lee, Min Chul Kim, Christopher D. Byrne and Ki-Chul Sung

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2015 21:22

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  34. Content type: Research

    Left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic dysfunction in children and adolescents with essential hypertension tend to be underdiagnosed. The aims of this study were to investigate left ventricular hypertrophy...

    Authors: Heirim Lee, Young-Hwa Kong, Kyung-Hee Kim, June Huh, I-Seok Kang and Jinyoung Song

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2015 21:21

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  35. Content type: Research

    Hypertension is associated with microcirculatory disturbance, and erythrocyte deformability is a major determinant of the microcirculation. However, impairment of erythrocyte deformability in hypertensive pati...

    Authors: Keita Odashiro, Kazuyuki Saito, Takeshi Arita, Toru Maruyama, Takehiko Fujino and Koichi Akashi

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2015 21:17

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  36. Content type: Research

    This study examined whether psychosocial variables influenced patients’ perception and experience of side effects of their medicines, how they coped with these experiences and the impact on medication adherenc...

    Authors: Irene A. Kretchy, Frances T. Owusu-Daaku, Samuel A. Danquah and Emmanuel Asampong

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2015 21:19

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  37. Content type: Research

    Although evidence exists that adolescents’ hypertension could lead to adults’ hypertension, it is a general belief that measures for early detection and treatment of this condition is seldom undertaken especia...

    Authors: Adetoyeje Y. Oyeyemi, Muhammad A. Usman, Adewale L. Oyeyemi and Olabode A. Jaiyeola

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2015 21:16

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  38. Content type: Review

    The expression ‘hypertensive urgencies’ includes many diseases. The unifying features of these diseases are a high level of arterial pressure and acute distress of one or more organs. The aim of the review was...

    Authors: Alfonso Lagi and Simone Cencetti

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2015 21:20

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  39. Content type: Research

    Hypertension, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), is frequently associated with other CVD risk factors. Despite recent improvement in blood pressure (BP) control in Europe, a substantial proportion...

    Authors: David Wu, George Mansoor and Christian Kempf

    Citation: Clinical Hypertension 2015 21:18

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