This preview shows document pages 6 - 8. Sign up to view the full document. Cardiovascular symptoms are often the first signs and symptoms of underlying endocrinopathies. This chapter reviews endocrine disorders with a focus on cardiovascular changes and presentations. 7567 Springer International Publishing AG. Part of Springer Nature. Adults today are most likely to die from a cardiovascular, respiratory, or related disorder (CVRD), with 98% of overall deaths and 99% of adult deaths estimated, by WHO. Volume Citation:
Chapter 1 cardiovascular disorders case study
Prabhakaran, D. , S. Anand, T. Gaziano, J-C. Mbanya, Y. Wu, and R.
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Chapter 12 Cardiovascular System Disorders Case Study 2
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Fusce nec tellus sed augue semper porta. Mauris massa. Vestibulum lacinia arcu eget nulla. Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written for the health care professional. Cardiovascular disorders involve the heart and blood vessels. Many symptoms apparently occurring in other systems (eg, dyspnea, indigestion) are often caused by heart disease.
Hypertension is sustained elevation of resting systolic BP ( ≥ 695 mm Hg), diastolic BP ( ≥ 95 mm Hg), or both. Hypertension with no known cause (primary formerly, essential hypertension) is most common.