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Resistant hypertension : epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment

Author: Giuseppe Mancia
Publisher: Milan : Springer, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A growing number of people suffer from so-called resistant hypertension, that is to say, high blood pressure that does not respond to treatment. This disorder is of great current interest and importance for public health, being a common clinical problem faced by both primary care clinicians and specialists. Furthermore, as older age and obesity are among the strongest risk factors for uncontrolled hypertension, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Resistant hypertension.
Milan : Springer, 2013
(DLC) 2013942142
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giuseppe Mancia
ISBN: 9788847054158 884705415X 8847054141 9788847054141
OCLC Number: 856579119
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 195 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Resistant Hypertension: Definition, Prevalence, and Cardiovascular Risk / Renata Cífková --
Part I: Pathophysiology. Resistant Hypertension: Neurohumoral Aspects / Gian Paolo Rossi --
Metabolic Alterations / Christian Delles, Anna F. Dominiczak --
Cardiac and Vascular Alterations in Resistant Hypertension / Enrico Agabiti Rosei, Maria Lorenza Muiesan, Damiano Rizzoni --
The Pathophysiology of the Kidney in Resistant Hypertension / Hermann Haller --
Part II: Diagnostic Aspects. False Versus True Resistant Hypertension / Gianfranco Parati, Juan E. Ochoa, Grzegorz Bilo --
Causes of Resistant Hypertension / Roland E. Schmieder --
24-hour Ambulatory BP Monitoring and Home BP Measurements in Resistant Hypertension / Josep Redon, Fernando Martinez --
Factors Predicting Blood Pressure Response to Treatment / Csaba Farsang --
Treatment of Resistant Hypertension. Which Additional Antihypertensive Drugs? / Michel Burnier, Antoinette Pechère Bertschi, Gregoire Wuerzner --
The Role of Renal Denervation / Felix Mahfoud, Michael Böhm --
The Role of Carotid Baroreceptor Stimulation / Guido Grassi, Gianmaria Brambilla, Gino Seravalle --
Pathophysiology: Metabolic Alterations and Risk Factors / Peter M. Nilsson, Jan Cederholm --
Follow-up of Patients with Resistant Hypertension / Manolis S. Kallistratos, Antonios N. Pavlidis, Athanasios J. Manolis --
Resistant Hypertension: Cost-Benefit Considerations / Miguel Camafort, Heitor Moreno, Antonio Coca --
Involvement of Health Professionals: From the General Practitioner to the Hypertension Specialist and the Hypertension Center / Massimo Volpe, Giuliano Tocci.
Responsibility: Giuseppe Mancia, Editor.

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A growing number of people suffer from so-called resistant hypertension, that is to say, high blood pressure that does not respond to treatment.  Read more...

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