SFOS 29

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zf2010
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80267
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SFOS 29
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2011-04-17 22:13:40
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Hypertension
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SFOS 29
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  1. Prehypertension values
    120-139 / 80-89 mmHg
  2. Stage I hypertension values
    140-159 / 90-99 mmHg
  3. Stage II hypertension values
    160+ / 100+
  4. Essential vs Secondary hypertension
    • Essential - cause unknown, CO normal, TPR increased, increased afterload
    • Secondary - cause known (4-6% of cases)
  5. Secondary hypertension causes
    • Renovascular hypertention (renal artery stenosis)
    • Renal Parenchymal Disease
    • Primary Aldosteronism
    • Pheochromocytoma
    • Coarctation of Aorta
    • Oral Contraceptives
  6. Essential hypertension theories
    • Renal hypothesis
    • Salt hypothesis (increased volume)
    • Vaso-dilator/constrictor imbalance
    • Genetics (polygenic)
  7. Resetting of arterial baroreceptors
    Resetting in hypertension to maintain higher blood pressure

    Also, resetting of urine output vs. blood pressure

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