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Vitamin D Supplements Do Not Appear to Lower Blood Pressure (17 Mar 2015)


Vitamin D supplements do not effectively lower blood pressure, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis in JAMA Internal Medicine. Low serum vitamin D levels have previously been associated with elevated blood pressure and cardiovascular events.

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Do Hemodynamic Endpoints Have Value in Patients Treated for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? (18 Sep 2014)


Corey E Ventetuolo, MD, MS

Corey E. Ventetuolo discusses her research group’s study of hemodynamic endpoints in clinical trials of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.

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A (Not So) New Drug Landscape for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (31 Jan 2014)


John Ryan, MD

John Ryan offers a primer on three newly approved drugs for pulmonary arterial hypertension.

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SERIES: Making Sense of the New Prevention Guidelines — The View from Clinical Practice (22 Jan 2014)


Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM

A series of clinical vignettes involving decisions affected by the recently published prevention guidelines (JNC 8, ACC/AHA, ESC)

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Prevention Guidelines in Practice: Vignette 1 (22 Jan 2014)


John Ryan, MD

A 71-year-old man asks John Ryan about reducing or stopping his hypertension medication

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How Well Does Hypertensive Retinopathy Predict Stroke? (17 Sep 2013)


Mohammad Kamran Ikram, MD PhD

Mohammad Kamran Ikram discusses his research group’s investigation of the value of hypertensive retinopathy in predicting the long-term risk for stroke in patients with hypertension.

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Visit-to-Visit Variability in Systolic BP Among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (7 Sep 2013)


John Chalmers, MD PhD and John Ryan, MD

John Chalmers and his coauthors discuss their analysis of data from the ADVANCE trial.

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Renal Denervation: The Next Magic Bullet? (3 Sep 2013)

Fellowship Training

M. Louis Handoko, MD PhD

Hypertension, diabetes, acute and chronic heart failure, worsening of renal function, obstructive sleep apnea…. A CardioExchange Fellow reacts to a session on new potential indications for this treatment modality.

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Managing Hypertension – Not as Easy as It Once Seemed (29 Aug 2013)


Paul A. Bergl, MD

A Chief Resident surveys the rapidly changing landscape of hypertension management.

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Which Wedge to Believe? (1 May 2013)

Cardiology Case Discussion

Tariq Ahmad, MD, MPH and James Fang, MD

Offer your diagnosis of a 39-year-old man with severe pulmonary hypertension and markedly variable pulmonary capillary wedge pressures among lung segments.