Geno J. Merli, MD; Howard H. Weitz, MD
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Merli GJ, Weitz HH. The Consult Guys - Controlling Hypertension: The Pressure Is Killing Me!. Ann Intern Med. 2015;162:CG1. doi: 10.7326/G15-3006
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The Consult Guys - Controlling Hypertension: The Pressure Is Killing Me!
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December 23, 2015
one more consideration
If a bruit was heard in this man, another consideration might be an aortic aneurysm. Since he is above 65 ( I don't recall his smoking history), and has hypertension, the bruit might indicate another reason for getting an ultrasound, not of the renal vessels, but of the aorta.
Cardiology, Nephrology, Hypertension, Coronary Risk Factors.
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