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Malignant Hypertension Summary

Description: A condition of markedly elevated BLOOD PRESSURE with DIASTOLIC PRESSURE usually greater than 120 mm Hg. Malignant hypertension is characterized by widespread vascular damage, PAPILLEDEMA, retinopathy, HYPERTENSIVE ENCEPHALOPATHY, and renal dysfunction.

Also Known As: Hypertension, Malignant

Networked: 638 relevant articles (25 outcomes, 45 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Malignant Hypertension

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Antihypertensive Agents (Antihypertensives) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 18 results : IBA
  2. Captopril (Capoten) : 2 outcomes in 23 results : FDA 30 Generic
  3. Calcium : 2 outcomes in 9 results : IBA
  4. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 22 results : IBA
  5. Diuretics : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  6. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide) : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : FDA 1
  7. Reserpine (Serpasil) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 101
  8. Vasodilator Agents (Vasodilators) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  9. imatinib (Gleevec) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 3
  10. Creatinine : 1 outcome in 14 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Malignant Hypertension

  1. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  2. Renal Insufficiency (Renal Failure)
  3. Stroke (Strokes)
  4. Heart Failure
  5. Uremia
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Key Therapies for Malignant Hypertension

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  1. Nephrectomy : 6 outcomes in 44 results
  2. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 4 outcomes in 25 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 outcomes in 13 results
  4. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies) : 2 outcomes in 8 results
  5. Intravitreal Injections : 1 outcome in 1 result
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