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Clinical Perspective on Antihypertensive Drug Treatment in Adults With Grade 1 Hypertension and Low-to-Moderate Cardiovascular Risk: An International Expert Consultation

Overview of attention for article published in Current Problems in Cardiology, July 2017
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Title
Clinical Perspective on Antihypertensive Drug Treatment in Adults With Grade 1 Hypertension and Low-to-Moderate Cardiovascular Risk: An International Expert Consultation
Published in
Current Problems in Cardiology, July 2017
DOI 10.1016/j.cpcardiol.2017.03.001
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Alberto Morales Salinas, Antonio Coca, Michael H. Olsen, Ramiro A. Sanchez, Weimar K. Sebba-Barroso, Richard Kones, Vicente Bertomeu-Martinez, Javier Sobrino, Luis Alcocer, Daniel J Pineiro, Fernando Lanas, Carlos A Machado, Fernando Aguirre-Palacios, Jose Ortellado, Gonzalo Perez, Rodrigo Sabio, Orlando Landrove, Delfin Rodriguez-Leyva, Alfredo Duenas-Herrera, Ayelen Rodriguez Portelles, Jose Z. Parra-Carrillo, Daniel L. Piskorz, Alfonso Bryce-Moncloa, Gabriel Waisman, Yuichiro Yano, Hector Ventura, Marcelo Orias, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, J. Sundström, Jiguang Wang, Louise M. Burrell, Alta E. Schutte, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Eduardo Barbosa, Josep Redon, Michael A. Weber, Carl J. Lavie, Agustin Ramirez, Pedro Ordunez, Salim Yusuf, Alberto Zanchetti

Abstract

Hypertension is a leading risk factor for disease burden globally. An unresolved question is whether grade 1 hypertension (140-159/90-99mmHg) with low (cardiovascular mortality <1% at 10 years) to moderate (cardiovascular mortality ≥1% and <5% at 10 years) absolute total cardiovascular risk (CVR) should be treated with antihypertensive agents. A virtual international consultation process was undertaken to summarize the opinions of select experts. After holistic analysis of all epidemiological, clinical, psychosocial, and public health elements, this consultation process reached the following consensus in hypertensive adults aged <80 years: (1) The question of whether drug treatment in grade 1 should be preceded by a period of some weeks or months during which only lifestyle measures are recommended cannot be evidence based, but the consensus opinion is to have a period of lifestyle alone reserved only to patients with grade 1 "isolated" hypertension (grade 1 uncomplicated hypertension with low absolute total CVR, and without other major CVR factors and risk modifiers). (2) The initiation of antihypertensive drug therapy in grade 1 hypertension with moderate absolute total CVR should not be delayed. (3) Men ≥55 years and women ≥60 years with uncomplicated grade 1 hypertension should automatically be classified within the moderate absolute total CVR category, even in the absence of other major CVR factors and risk modifiers. (4) Statins should be considered along with blood-pressure lowering therapy, irrespective of cholesterol levels, in patients with grade 1 hypertensive with moderate CVR.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Peru 1 2%
Argentina 1 2%
Unknown 49 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 9 18%
Student > Bachelor 8 16%
Student > Master 7 14%
Professor 6 12%
Student > Postgraduate 5 10%
Other 16 31%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 26 51%
Unspecified 12 24%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 6%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 2 4%
Other 5 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 October 2017.
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#3,290,111
of 12,510,237 outputs
Outputs from Current Problems in Cardiology
#19
of 115 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#81,296
of 258,536 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Current Problems in Cardiology
#1
of 3 outputs
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