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Hypertension remains the leading cause of death and disability-adjusted life years globally, accounting for 10.4 million deaths per year. In the United States, hypertension accounts for more cardiovascular disease deaths than any other modifiable risk factor and is second only to cigarette smoking as a preventable cause of death for any reason.
Reducing blood pressure in elderly patients could lower risk for development of lesions.
Acute decompensated heart failure is a serious condition that presents in the emergency department and the intensive care unit. The causes of heart failure are multifactorial, making it, at times, difficult to diagnose and treat.