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Hypertension

"Hypertension" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hypertension" by people in this website by year, and whether "Hypertension" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 550 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 34 publications in 2016
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