accelerated hypertension


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accelerated hypertension

[ak′sel·ər‚ā·dəd ′hī·pər‚ten·shən]
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It has a diverse etiology, the most common cause being abrupt elevation of blood pressure from accelerated hypertension, acute renal failure or eclampsia.
Still, they are contraindicated in patients who have had a myocardial infarction within the past 2 weeks, those with serious arrhythmia, serious or worsening angina pectoris, or accelerated hypertension.
Complications in Acute Coronary Syndrome Complications Percentage of Patients Left ventricular failure 10 Cardiogenic shock 8 Conduction block--Complete heart block 4 - Left bundle branch block 1 - Atrioventricular block 1 Tachyarrhythmias--Supraventricular 1 tachycardia - Ventricular tachycardia 5 Recurrent angina 1 Post-infarct angina 4 Congestive cardiac failure 2 Accelerated hypertension 1 LVF--Left Ventricular Failure, CS--Cardiogenic Shock, CB Conduction Block, VT--Ventricular Tachycardia, SVT Supraventricular Tachycardia, RA--Recurrent Angina, PIA Post-Infarct Angina, CCF--Congestive Cardiac Failure, Acc.

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