Tag Archive 'retinopatía'

Sábado 28 / enero / 2012

How does hypertension affect your eyes?

Filed under: comentario — Mario Hernández Cueto — enero 28th, 2012 — 9:45

ComentandoHow does hypertension affect your eyes?

Por: M Bhargava, M K Ikram y T Y Wong. Journal of Human Hypertension (2012) 26, 71–83.

Hypertension has profound effects on various parts of the eye. Classically, elevated blood pressure results in a series of retinal microvascular changes called hypertensive retinopathy, comprising of generalized and focal retinal arteriolar narrowing, arteriovenous nicking, retinal hemorrhages, microaneurysms and, in severe cases, optic disc and macular edema.

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Lunes 26 / diciembre / 2011

Mild Retinopathy Is a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Mortality in Japanese With and Without Hypertension. The Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study.

Filed under: factores de riesgo — Mario Hernández Cueto — diciembre 26th, 2011 — 10:03

Mild Retinopathy Is a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Mortality in Japanese With and Without Hypertension. The Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study2-riesgo-cardiovascular.

Por: Toshimi Sairenchi, PhD; Hiroyasu Iso, MD, PhD, MPH; Kazumasa Yamagishi, MD, PhD; Fujiko Irie, MD, PhD; Yoshiro Okubo; Junko Gunji; Takashi Muto, MD, PhD;
Hitoshi Ota, MD, PhD. Circulation. 2011; 124: 2502-2511.

It is unclear whether mild hypertensive retinopathy is a risk factor for mortality. This study examined whether mild hypertensive retinopathy could be a risk factor for cardiovascular mortality in subjects with and without.

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