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Gastric Bypass Surgery’s Durable Hypertension Impact

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The associations between obesity and hypertension are widely known, but a new JACC study reveals that weight-reducing gastric bypass surgery has a significant and lasting impact on patients’ need for antihypertensives. vs. 2.4%) All gastric bypass patients eliminated their resistant hypertension (from 15.2%

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Sotatercept's FDA Approval a New Chapter for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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(MedPage Today) -- The FDA approved sotatercept (Winrevair) for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults, Merck announced on Tuesday. A novel activin signaling inhibitor, sotatercept is indicated to increase exercise capacity.

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FDA Approves Aprocitentan (Tryvio) for Treatment-Resistant Hypertension

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announced the FDA's approval of aprocitentan (Tryvio) for treatment-resistant hypertension on March 20, 2024. Idorsia Ltd.

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Aprocitentan, a Newly Approved Drug for Resistant Hypertension

NEJM Journal Watch - Cardiology

This drug is the first endothelin-receptor antagonist approved to treat patients with systemic hypertension.

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Antler Sign in Pulmonary Venous Hypertension

All About Cardiovascular System and Disorders

Transcript of the video: Now we will discuss a chest X-ray showing antler sign in pulmonary venous hypertension. So, the shape of the upper lobe vessels in venous hypertension, pulmonary venous hypertension, will be resembling the antlers of the stag. For a change, first we will see the picture of a stag, with antlers.

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Hypertension, Diabetes in Pregnancy Affects Offspring's Heart Health in Adolescence

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(MedPage Today) -- NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Moms who had hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) were more likely to have kids with worse cardiovascular health (CVH) in adolescence, a secondary analysis.

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EHR Alerts Trigger Primary Care Clinics to Improve Hypertension Care in CKD

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(MedPage Today) -- A computerized clinical decision support (CDS) tool for primary care helped lower blood pressure (BP) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and uncontrolled hypertension, a cluster-randomized trial found. When primary.