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Hypertension

  • Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh
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Abstract

Hypertension is a disease characterized by an increase in systolic blood pressure >140 mmHg, and in diastolic blood pressure >100 mmHg. Hypertension is 90% primary (without a cause), and 10% secondary to an organic cause. Radiological modalities are mainly used to detect secondary causes of hypertension.

Keywords

Renal Artery Renal Artery Stenosis Peak Systolic Velocity Takayasu Arteritis Renovascular Hypertension 
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