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Hypertension MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hypertension
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.489
Unique ID
D006973
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006973
Annotation
not for intracranial or intraocular pressure; relation to BLOOD PRESSURE: Manual 23.27; Goldblatt kidney is HYPERTENSION, GOLDBLATT see HYPERTENSION, RENOVASCULAR; hypertension with kidney disease is probably HYPERTENSION, RENAL, not HYPERTENSION; venous hypertension: index under VENOUS PRESSURE (IM) & do not coordinate with HYPERTENSION; PREHYPERTENSION is also available
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Blood Pressure, High
NLM Classification #
WG 340
See Also
Antihypertensive Agents
Vascular Resistance
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Hypertension Preferred
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