Home > internal medicine > Hypertensive crisis in the elderly

Hypertensive crisis in the elderly

Hypertensive crisis refers to the complications of primary and secondary hypertension in the process of disease development, under the action of some inducements, causing temporary and strong spasm of peripheral arterioles, resulting in sharp rise of blood pressure, sharp deterioration of condition and serious damage to the function of main target organs such as heart, brain and kidney caused by hypertension. In addition, If the diastolic blood pressure is higher than 18.3 ~ 19.6kpa (140 ~ 150mmhg) and / or the systolic blood pressure is higher than 28.8kpa (220mmhg), it should also be regarded as hypertensive crisis whether there are symptoms or not.

Symptoms

Transient ischemic attack in the elderly

Respiratory failure in the elderly

Mucinous valvular disease of the elderly

Acute left heart failure in the elderly

Pleural effusion and pleurisy in the elderly

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the elderly

Premature contraction in the elderly

Respiratory acidosis in the elderly

Hypothyroid heart disease in the elderly

Anaerobic pneumonia in the elderly

Bacillus melioides pneumonia

Elderly acute respiratory distress syndrome

Pulmonary embolism in the elderly

Lacunar infarction in the elderly

Hyperthyroid heart disease in the elderly

Senile positive bacilli pneumonia

Pneumonoid pleural effusion

Pulmonary heart disease in the elderly

Interstitial pneumonia in the elderly

Elderly ischemic cardiomyopathy

Common Health Issues

Health News