Eduardo Pimenta

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hypertension in women
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre and Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Hypertens Res 35:148-52. 2012
  2. pmc Role of aliskiren in cardio-renal protection and use in hypertensives with multiple risk factors
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre and Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Greenslopes Princess Alexandra Hospitals, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 5:459-64. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Management of hypertension in the elderly
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre and Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
    Nat Rev Cardiol 9:286-96. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Hyperreninemic hypertension following presumed abdominal trauma
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Hypertension Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, 5th Floor, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
    Nat Rev Nephrol 7:730-4. 2011
  5. pmc Role of aliskiren in cardio-renal protection and use in hypertensives with multiple risk factors
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Center and Clinical Center of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:453-63. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Update on diagnosis and treatment of resistant hypertension
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre and Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Iran J Kidney Dis 5:215-27. 2011
  7. pmc Cardiac dimensions are largely determined by dietary salt in patients with primary aldosteronism: results of a case-control study
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:2813-20. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Unilateral adrenalectomy improves urinary protein excretion but does not abolish its relationship to sodium excretion in patients with aldosterone-producing adenoma
    E Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra and Greenslopes Hospitals, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 25:592-9. 2011
  9. pmc Effects of dietary sodium reduction on blood pressure in subjects with resistant hypertension: results from a randomized trial
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Hypertension Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Hypertension 54:475-81. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Prehypertension: epidemiology, consequences and treatment
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Center and Clinical Center of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Australia
    Nat Rev Nephrol 6:21-30. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Hypertension in women
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre and Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Hypertens Res 35:148-52. 2012
    ..Despite the high incidence of cancer in women, CV disease remains the major cause of death in women and comparable benefit of antihypertensive treatment have been demonstrated in both women and men...
  2. pmc Role of aliskiren in cardio-renal protection and use in hypertensives with multiple risk factors
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre and Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Greenslopes Princess Alexandra Hospitals, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 5:459-64. 2009
    ..Additional outcome trials are needed to establish the role of this novel class of antihypertensive medication in preventing cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality...
  3. doi request reprint Management of hypertension in the elderly
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre and Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
    Nat Rev Cardiol 9:286-96. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Hyperreninemic hypertension following presumed abdominal trauma
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Hypertension Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, 5th Floor, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
    Nat Rev Nephrol 7:730-4. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Role of aliskiren in cardio-renal protection and use in hypertensives with multiple risk factors
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Center and Clinical Center of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:453-63. 2009
    ..Additional outcome trials are needed to establish the role of this novel class of antihypertensive medication in the therapeutic armamentarium...
  6. ncbi request reprint Update on diagnosis and treatment of resistant hypertension
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre and Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Iran J Kidney Dis 5:215-27. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Cardiac dimensions are largely determined by dietary salt in patients with primary aldosteronism: results of a case-control study
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:2813-20. 2011
    ..LV hypertrophy is an important predictor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  8. doi request reprint Unilateral adrenalectomy improves urinary protein excretion but does not abolish its relationship to sodium excretion in patients with aldosterone-producing adenoma
    E Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra and Greenslopes Hospitals, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 25:592-9. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Effects of dietary sodium reduction on blood pressure in subjects with resistant hypertension: results from a randomized trial
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Hypertension Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Hypertension 54:475-81. 2009
    ..Strategies to substantially reduce dietary salt intake should be part of the overall treatment of resistant hypertension...
  10. doi request reprint Prehypertension: epidemiology, consequences and treatment
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Center and Clinical Center of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Australia
    Nat Rev Nephrol 6:21-30. 2010
    ..Pharmacological therapy is indicated for some patients with prehypertension who have specific comorbidities, including diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease and coronary artery disease...
  11. pmc Increased dietary sodium is related to severity of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with resistant hypertension and hyperaldosteronism
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre and Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, The School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra and Greenslopes Private Hospitals, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Chest 143:978-83. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether dietary salt and aldosterone are associated with severity of OSA in patients with resistant hypertension...
  12. doi request reprint Effect of contraceptives on aldosterone/renin ratio may vary according to the components of contraceptive, renin assay method, and possibly route of administration
    Ashraf H Ahmed
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Greenslopes Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:1797-804. 2011
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Repeating adrenal vein sampling when neither aldosterone/cortisol ratio exceeds peripheral yields a high incidence of aldosterone-producing adenoma
    Martin Wolley
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Greenslopes and Princess Alexandra Hospitals, Brisbane, Australia
    J Hypertens 31:2005-9. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine the frequency of this occurrence and outcomes in such cases...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of two selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants, sertraline and escitalopram, on aldosterone/renin ratio in normotensive depressed male patients
    Ashraf H Ahmed
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 4102, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:1039-45. 2011
    ..Certain medications are known to cause false-negative or -positive ARRs by affecting renin and aldosterone levels. There are no previously published data on the effects of antidepressants on ARR...
  15. doi request reprint Are women more at risk of false-positive primary aldosteronism screening and unnecessary suppression testing than men?
    Ashraf H Ahmed
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 4102, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E340-6. 2011
    ..A significantly higher false-positive ARR rate for women than men, resulting in unnecessary suppression tests has previously been reported...
  16. doi request reprint Quality of life in patients with bilateral primary aldosteronism before and during treatment with spironolactone and/or amiloride, including a comparison with our previously published results in those with unilateral disease treated surgically
    Ashraf H Ahmed
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 4102, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:2904-11. 2011
    ..We are not aware of any published QOL assessment in patients with bilateral primary aldosteronism (BPA), before or after commencing medical treatment (MT) with spironolactone and/or amiloride...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of atenolol on aldosterone/renin ratio calculated by both plasma Renin activity and direct Renin concentration in healthy male volunteers
    Ashraf H Ahmed
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 4102, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3201-6. 2010
    ..Opinions are divided on whether beta-adrenoreceptor blockers significantly affect the ARR...
  18. doi request reprint Adverse cardiovascular outcomes of corticosteroid excess
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra and Greenslopes Hospitals, Brisbane, Australia
    Endocrinology 153:5137-42. 2012
    ..are associated with excess cardiovascular risk, 2) what are the cellular pathways by which excessive mineralocorticoid receptor activation brings about cardiovascular and renal damage, and 3) why is salt critical in this process?..
  19. doi request reprint Familial or genetic primary aldosteronism and Gordon syndrome
    Michael Stowasser
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Center, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 4102, Australia
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 40:343-68, viii. 2011
    ..The glucocorticoid-remediable form of familial PA (familial hyperaldosteronism type I) is dealt with only briefly because it is covered in depth elsewhere...
  20. ncbi request reprint A-001 aldosterone excess stimulates salt appetite in patients with aldosterone producing adenoma
    Eduardo Pimenta
    1Endocrine Hypertension Research Center and Clinical Center of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Greenslopes and Princess Alexandra Hospitals, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Hypertens 29:e1. 2011
    ..Experimental studies have demonstrated that aldosterone stimulates salt ingestion and some brainstem neurones are specifically aldosterone-sensitive. However, the role of aldosterone in determining salt appetite in humans is unknown...
  21. pmc Laboratory investigation of primary aldosteronism
    Michael Stowasser
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Greenslopes and Princess Alexandra Hospitals, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102, Australia
    Clin Biochem Rev 31:39-56. 2010
    ..Development of new, highly reliable high-throughput mass spectrometric methods for measuring aldosterone and renin should further enhance detection and reliability of diagnostic workup for PA...
  22. pmc Impact of olmesartan on blood pressure, endothelial function, and cardiovascular outcomes
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre and Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Integr Blood Press Control 3:113-23. 2010
    ..Large-scale, long-term studies are needed to confirm that olmesartan has vasoprotective effects that are independent of BP control and to determine whether these pleiotropic effects translate into improved CV disease outcomes...