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1

What percentage of patients with HTN have a surgically correctable cause?

7%

2

What diseases that cause HTN are surgically correctable?

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Cushing's syndrome, Aortic coarctation, Neuroblastoma, Increased intracranial pressure, Conn's syndrome, Hyperparathyroidism (Hyperthyroidism), Unilateral renal parenchymal disease, Renal artery stenosis, Pheochromocytoma

3

What is the formula for pressure?

Pressure = Flow X Resistance