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3 Am J Cardiol
3 Am J Hypertens
1 Ann Vasc Surg
2 Circ Cardiovasc Imaging
2 Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes
1 Clin Cardiol
2 Eur Heart J
1 Eur J Pharmacol
29 Hypertension
1 Int J Cardiol Hypertens
4 J Hum Hypertens
12 J Hypertens
2 Kidney Int
1 Lancet Neurol
1 PLoS Med
3 PLoS One
2 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

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    Am J Cardiol

  1. KUYAMA N, Hamatani Y, Okada A, Irie Y, et al
    Comparison of Clinical Characteristics, Natural History and Predictors of Disease Progression in Patients with Degenerative Mitral Stenosis versus Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis.
    Am J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 19. pii: S0002-9149(20)31354.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. YANO M, Egami Y, Ukita K, Kawamura A, et al
    Impact of Baseline Right Bundle Branch Block on Outcomes after Pulmonary Vein Isolation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation.
    Am J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 29. pii: S0002-9149(20)31401.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. ELGENDY IY, Kolte D, Mansour MK, Sakhuja R, et al
    Incidence, Predictors, and Outcomes of Thrombotic Events in Hospitalized Patients With Viral Pneumonia.
    Am J Cardiol. 2021;143:164-165.

    Am J Hypertens

    Hypertension Across the Life Course: Introduction to an American Journal of Hypertension Compendium.
    Am J Hypertens. 2021;34:231-233.

  5. BOWLING CB, Lee A, Williamson JD
    Blood Pressure Control Among Older Adults With Hypertension: Narrative Review and Introduction of a Framework for Improving Care.
    Am J Hypertens. 2021;34:258-266.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. CASTRO-DOMINGUEZ Y, Paredes MCT, Mones P, Spatz ES, et al
    Patient Awareness and Clinical Inertia: Obstacles to Hypertension Control in Rural Communities in the Dominican Republic.
    Am J Hypertens. 2021 Apr 5. pii: 6211109. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Vasc Surg

  7. KHAFAGY T, Abdelgawad MS, Eleshra A, Regal S, et al
    Conversion of Arterio-Venous Access of Hemodialysis to Arterio-Arterial Access for Treatment of Venous hypertension with Central Venous Occlusion.
    Ann Vasc Surg. 2021 Apr 3. pii: S0890-5096(21)00266.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging

  8. NUZZI V, Castrichini M, Collini V, Roman-Pognuz E, et al
    Impaired Right Ventricular Longitudinal Strain Without Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients Who Have Recovered From COVID-19.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 Apr 8:CIRCIMAGING120012166.

  9. PEREZ-GARCIA CN, Ramos-Lopez N, Fragiel-Saavedra M, Ortega A, et al
    Takayasu s Disease Presenting as a Hypertensive Urgency.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 Apr 2:CIRCIMAGING120011827.

    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes

    Words Matter:: Hypertension and High Normal Blood Pressure Labels.
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 Apr 5:CIRCOUTCOMES121007751.

  11. MUSCAT DM, Morris GM, Bell K, Cvejic E, et al
    Benefits and Harms of Hypertension and High-Normal Labels: A Randomized Experiment.
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 Apr 5:CIRCOUTCOMES120007160.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Cardiol

  12. FERREIRA JP, Gregson J, Bohm M, Rossignol P, et al
    Blood pressure reduction and anti-hypertensive treatment choice: A post-hoc analysis of the SPRINT trial.
    Clin Cardiol. 2021 Apr 6. doi: 10.1002/clc.23591.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Heart J

  13. VOLPE M, Patrono C
    Decline in blood pressure control trends in the US: a real step back: Comment on National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data.
    Eur Heart J. 2020;41:3986-3987.

  14. LIEW CH, McEvoy JW
    The diastolic blood pressure J-curve remains an observational research phenomenon that has not yet been proven as causal and should not be used to make invasive treatment decisions.
    Eur Heart J. 2020;41:4284-4285.

    Eur J Pharmacol

  15. SILVA EAP, Carvalho JS, Dos Santos DM, Oliveira AMS, et al
    Cardiovascular effects of farnesol and its beta-cyclodextrin complex in normotensive and hypertensive rats.
    Eur J Pharmacol. 2021 Apr 2:174060. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2021.174060.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  16. KIM D, Yang PS, Jang E, Tae Yu H, et al
    Blood Pressure Control and Dementia Risk in Midlife Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1296-1304.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. COOKE AB, Dasgupta K, Spronck B, Sharman JE, et al
    Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Exhibit a Greater Exercise-Induced Increase in Arterial Stiffness and Vessel Hemodynamics.
    Hypertension. 2020 Apr 27:HYPERTENSIONAHA12014778.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. YAMAKOSHI S, Ito O, Rong R, Ohsaki Y, et al
    High Salt Intake-Increased (Pro)renin Receptor Expression Is Exaggerated in the Kidney of Dahl Salt-Sensitive Rats.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1447-1454.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. BELANGER KM, Crislip GR, Gillis EE, Abdelbary M, et al
    Greater T Regulatory Cells in Females Attenuate DOCA-Salt-Induced Increases in Blood Pressure Versus Males.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1615-1623.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. PICONE DS, Deshpande RA, Schultz MG, Fonseca R, et al
    Nonvalidated Home Blood Pressure Devices Dominate the Online Marketplace in Australia: Major Implications for Cardiovascular Risk Management.
    Hypertension. 2020 Apr 10:HYPERTENSIONAHA12014719.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. VISHRAM-NIELSEN JKK, Laurent S, Nilsson PM, Linneberg A, et al
    Does Estimated Pulse Wave Velocity Add Prognostic Information?: MORGAM Prospective Cohort Project.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1420-1428.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. OHNO Y, Sone M, Inagaki N, Kawashima A, et al
    Nadir Aldosterone Levels After Confirmatory Tests Are Correlated With Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Primary Aldosteronism.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1475-1482.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. BELLO H, Norton GR, Peterson VR, Mmopi KN, et al
    Hemodynamic Determinants of Age Versus Left Ventricular Diastolic Function Relations Across the Full Adult Age Range.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1574-1583.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. FALKNER B, Lurbe E
    Primordial Prevention of High Blood Pressure in Childhood: An Opportunity Not to be Missed.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1142-1150.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. FREEMAN R, Illigens BMW, Lapusca R, Campagnolo M, et al
    Symptom Recognition Is Impaired in Patients With Orthostatic Hypotension.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1325-1332.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. JENKINS LM, Garner CR, Kurian S, Higgins JP, et al
    Cumulative Blood Pressure Exposure, Basal Ganglia, and Thalamic Morphology in Midlife.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1289-1295.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. MYERS MG, Kaczorowski J
    Are Automated Office Blood Pressure Readings More Variable Than Home Readings?
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1179-1183.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. ALTARA R, da Silva GJJ, Frisk M, Spelta F, et al
    Cardioprotective Effects of the Novel Compound Vastiras in a Preclinical Model of End-Organ Damage.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1195-1204.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. MMOPI KN, Norton GR, Bello H, Libhaber C, et al
    Increased Aortic Characteristic Impedance Explains Relations Between Urinary Na(+)/K(+) and Pulse or Systolic Blood Pressure.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1260-1270.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. ISHIYAMA Y, Hoshide S, Kanegae H, Kario K, et al
    Increased Arterial Stiffness Amplifies the Association Between Home Blood Pressure Variability and Cardiac Overload: The J-HOP Study.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1600-1606.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. SOLIMAN EZ, Rahman AF, Zhang ZM, Rodriguez CJ, et al
    Effect of Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering on the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1491-1496.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. TRAN AH, Flynn JT, Becker RC, Daniels SR, et al
    Subclinical Systolic and Diastolic Dysfunction Is Evident in Youth With Elevated Blood Pressure.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1551-1556.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. DOCHEVA N, Nieman KM, Rana S
    Treat It While You Can: Use of Furosemide in Management of Postpartum Hypertension.
    Hypertension. 2021;77:1525-1527.

  34. LIAO J, Lu W, Chen Y, Duan X, et al
    Upregulation of Piezo1 (Piezo Type Mechanosensitive Ion Channel Component 1) Enhances the Intracellular Free Calcium in Pulmonary Arterial Smooth Muscle Cells From Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Patients.
    Hypertension. 2021 Apr 5:HYPERTENSIONAHA12016629.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. RABY K, Rocco M, Oparil S, Gilbert ON, et al
    Heart Failure Primary Prevention: What Does SPRINT Add?: Recent Advances in Hypertension.
    Hypertension. 2021 Apr 5:HYPERTENSIONAHA12116503.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. SUN H, Hodgkinson CP, Pratt RE, Dzau VJ, et al
    CRISPR/Cas9 Mediated Deletion of the Angiotensinogen Gene Reduces Hypertension: A Potential for Cure?
    Hypertension. 2021 Apr 5:HYPERTENSIONAHA12016870.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. RETHY LB, Feinstein MJ, Achenbach CJ, Townsend RR, et al
    Antihypertensive Class and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With HIV and Hypertension.
    Hypertension. 2021 Apr 5:HYPERTENSIONAHA12016263.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. BOYD HA
    Maternal Blood Pressure During Pregnancy: What Is Normal and How Does it Affect Offspring Blood Pressure?
    Hypertension. 2020;76:670-671.

  39. OPARIL S
    Global Blood Pressure Screening: A Wakeup Call.
    Hypertension. 2020;76:318-320.

    Nocturnal Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Risk.
    Hypertension. 2020;76:316-317.

    Primary Aldosteronism: The Next Decade.
    Hypertension. 2020;76:325-326.

  42. ORABONA R, Zanardini C, Zatti S, Sartori E, et al
    Folic Acid Supplementation in Pregnancy: A Matter of Doses?
    Hypertension. 2020;76:30-31.

  43. TU W, Pratt JH
    Autonomous Aldosterone Production and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1409-1411.

  44. SIMPSON JM, Sinha MD
    Cardiac Function in Young Patients With Elevated Blood Pressure.
    Hypertension. 2020;75:1417-1418.

    Int J Cardiol Hypertens

  45. SAVA RI, Smith SM, Chen Y, Taha Y, et al
    Optimal systolic blood pressure and reduced long-term mortality in older hypertensive women with prior coronary events - An analysis from INVEST.
    Int J Cardiol Hypertens. 2020;7:100052.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Hum Hypertens

  46. AL KIBRIA GM, Crispen R, Chowdhury MAB, Rao N, et al
    Correction: Disparities in absolute cardiovascular risk, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and other risk factors by income within racial/ethnic groups among middle-aged and older US people.
    J Hum Hypertens. 2021 Apr 1. pii: 10.1038/s41371-021-00527.

  47. WANG Y, Tan NC, Jafar TH
    Ethnic variation, socioeconomic status, and factors associated with cardio-metabolic multi-morbidity among uncontrolled hypertension in multiethnic Singapore.
    J Hum Hypertens. 2021 Apr 9. pii: 10.1038/s41371-020-00457.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. LAZARIDIS A, Gavriilaki E, Nikolaidou B, Yiannaki E, et al
    A study of endothelial and platelet microvesicles across different hypertension phenotypes.
    J Hum Hypertens. 2021 Apr 9. pii: 10.1038/s41371-021-00531.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. MENTI A, Kalpourtzi N, Gavana M, Vantarakis A, et al
    Opportunistic screening for hypertension: what does it say about the true epidemiology?
    J Hum Hypertens. 2021 Apr 9. pii: 10.1038/s41371-021-00532.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Hypertens

  50. TADIC M, Cuspidi C, Majstorovic A, Pencic B, et al
    The association between 24-h blood pressure patterns and left ventricular mechanics.
    J Hypertens. 2020;38:282-288.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. DI STEFANO C, Sobrero G, Milazzo V, Vallelonga F, et al
    Cardiac organ damage in patients with Parkinson's disease and reverse dipping.
    J Hypertens. 2020;38:289-294.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. KAYSER A, Beck E, Hoeltzenbein M, Zinke S, et al
    Neonatal effects of intrauterine metoprolol/bisoprolol exposure during the second and third trimester: a cohort study with two comparison groups.
    J Hypertens. 2020;38:354-361.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. DENG AY, Menard A
    Biological convergence of three human and animal model quantitative trait loci for blood pressure.
    J Hypertens. 2020;38:322-331.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. MEYER ML, Klein BE, Klein R, Palta P, et al
    Central arterial stiffness and retinal vessel calibers: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study-Neurocognitive Study.
    J Hypertens. 2020;38:266-273.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. PAINI A, Aggiusti C, Bertacchini F, Stassaldi D, et al
    Relationship between arterial stiffness and unattended or attended blood pressure values.
    J Hypertens. 2020;38:243-248.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. SCHLAICH MP, Nolde JM, Carnagarin R, Schlaich LI, et al
    Vascular compression of the rostral ventrolateral medulla: a relevant indicator of sympathetically driven blood pressure variability?
    J Hypertens. 2020;38:2380-2381.

  57. THOMOPOULOS C, Bazoukis G, Tsioufis C, Mancia G, et al
    J Hypertens. 2020;38:2544-2545.

  58. KYAW T, Bobik A
    Is angiogenic CD4+ T-cell mediated inflammation responsible for endothelial dysfunction in essential hypertension?
    J Hypertens. 2021;39:867-868.

    Uterine leiomyoma and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.
    J Hypertens. 2021;39:869-870.

  60. WANG Y, Zhang T, Zhang Y, Yu Y, et al
    Effects of inverted photoperiods on the blood pressure and carotid artery of spontaneously hypertensive rats and Wistar-Kyoto rats.
    J Hypertens. 2021;39:871-879.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. VISARIA A, Raju P, Islam S, James J, et al
    Understanding the impact of blood pressure guidelines and variability on hypertension diagnoses.
    J Hypertens. 2021;39:1044-1045.


  62. GRAMS ME, Hoenig MP, Hoorn EJ
    Evaluation of Hypokalemia.
    JAMA. 2021;325:1216-1217.

    Kidney Int

  63. CIL O, Chen X, Askew Page HR, Baldwin SN, et al
    A small molecule inhibitor of the chloride channel TMEM16A blocks vascular smooth muscle contraction and lowers blood pressure in spontaneously hypertensive rats.
    Kidney Int. 2021 Apr 6. pii: S0085-2538(21)00360.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  64. LUO S, Feofanova EV, Tin A, Tung S, et al
    Genome-wide association study of serum metabolites in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension.
    Kidney Int. 2021 Apr 7. pii: S0085-2538(21)00361.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Lancet Neurol

  65. MAZIGHI M, Richard S, Lapergue B, Sibon I, et al
    Safety and efficacy of intensive blood pressure lowering after successful endovascular therapy in acute ischaemic stroke (BP-TARGET): a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial.
    Lancet Neurol. 2021 Feb 26. pii: S1474-4422(20)30483.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Med

  66. KIRKEGAARD H, Bliddal M, Stovring H, Rasmussen KM, et al
    Maternal weight change from prepregnancy to 18 months postpartum and subsequent risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease in Danish women: A cohort study.
    PLoS Med. 2021;18:e1003486.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  67. TAWA M, Nagata R, Sumi Y, Nakagawa K, et al
    Preventive effects of nitrate-rich beetroot juice supplementation on monocrotaline-induced pulmonary hypertension in rats.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249816.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. SHIMELS T, Asrat Kassu R, Bogale G, Bekele M, et al
    Magnitude and associated factors of poor medication adherence among diabetic and hypertensive patients visiting public health facilities in Ethiopia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249222.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  69. DE BACKER T, Van Nieuwenhuyse B, De Bacquer D
    Antihypertensive treatment in a general uncontrolled hypertensive population in Belgium and Luxembourg in primary care: Therapeutic inertia and treatment simplification. The SIMPLIFY study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248471.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  70. MASAKI T, Okazawa M, Asano R, Inagaki T, et al
    Aryl hydrocarbon receptor is essential for the pathogenesis of pulmonary arterial hypertension.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  71. GAIRHE S, Awad KS, Dougherty EJ, Ferreyra GA, et al
    Type I interferon activation and endothelial dysfunction in caveolin-1 insufficiency-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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