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Drug Adherence in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection

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Michel Burnier, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book provides a critical and comprehensive review of the methodologies available for measuring drug adherence in clinical practice, including those relying on emerging technologies. The authors discuss the risk factors of non-adherence and shed light on how to identify patients at risk of poor adherence. Drug therapies in chronic diseases rely heavily on the patient's adherence, since drugs that are not taken are ineffective and leave the patient at high risk of developing clinical complic…
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Burnier, Michel
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European Society of Hypertension
Responsibility
Michel Burnier, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 314 p.) : 43 illus., 30 illus. in color
Series Title
Updates in hypertension and cardiovascular protection
ISBN
9783319765938
9783319765921 (print ed.)
9783319765945 (print ed.)
ISSN
2366-4606
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - drug therapy
Hypertension - drug therapy
Medication Adherence
Risk Factors
Specialty
Cardiology
Pharmacy
Abstract
This book provides a critical and comprehensive review of the methodologies available for measuring drug adherence in clinical practice, including those relying on emerging technologies. The authors discuss the risk factors of non-adherence and shed light on how to identify patients at risk of poor adherence. Drug therapies in chronic diseases rely heavily on the patient's adherence, since drugs that are not taken are ineffective and leave the patient at high risk of developing clinical complications. Given the absence of new drugs for the treatment of hypertension, drug adherence is particularly important in these patients to improve blood pressure control. The book further investigates a new aspect, namely the importance of drug adherence in clinical trials and studies and draws attention to the limits of developing drugs without significant information on drug adherence. Several chapters are dedicated to the importance of adherence in specific forms of hypertension, such as resistant hypertension, dyslipidemia and hypertension associated with cardiovascular risk. As experts confronted with drug adherence in their daily practice, the authors analyse the real effectiveness of several interventions aimed at improving drug adherence and put particular emphasis on the importance of an interdisciplinary approach involving nurses and pharmacists. The volume also includes a careful analysis of the health and economic impact of poor adherence. The book is aimed at physicians, pharmacists, students and all health professionals dealing not only with hypertension or dyslipidemia, but also with chronic asymptomatic diseases such as diabetes, HIV or chronic respiratory diseases.
Contents
1. Taxonomy of Medication Adherence: Recent Developments -- Part I. Measuring Drug Adherence -- 2. Qualitative Assessments of Adherence -- 3. Electronic Monitoring of Medication Adherence: From Dose-Counting to Dose-Clocking -- 4. Measurements of Antihypertensive Medications in Blood and Urine -- 5. Adherence to Antihypertensive and Cardiovascular Preventive Treatment: The Contribution of the Lombardy Database -- 6. Directly Observed Therapy in Hypertension (DOT-HTN) -- 7. Digital Medicines to Measure Drug Ingestion Adherence -- 8. Ethical Aspects of Measuring Adherence to Antihypertensive Treatment -- Part II. Risk Factors for Non-adherence -- 9. Determinants and Barriers to Adherence in Hypertension 10. Beliefs and Adherence in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection -- Part III. Adherence in Hypertension and CV Protection -- 11. Impact of Drug Adherence in Clinical Trials -- 12. The Impact of Antihypertensive Drugs on Adherence -- 13. Medication Persistence in Hypertension in General Practice -- 14. Drug Adherence in Resistant Hypertension -- 15. Drug Adherence with Cardiovascular Medicines: Statins and Aspirin -- 16. Which Interventions Are Useful? -- 17. Use of Fixed-Dose Combinations in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention -- 18. Nurse Led Interventions in Hypertension -- 19. Role of the Pharmacist in Supporting Adherence -- 20. Integrated Approaches to Support Medication Adherence: The Case of Hypertension - 21. Use of Apps to Improve Drug Adherence in Hypertensive Patients -- Part IV. Health Care Consequences of Non-adherence -- 22. Global Clinical Consequences of Poor Adherence.
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Ethnic Diversities, Hypertension and Global Cardiovascular Risk

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Pietro Amedeo Modesti, Francesco P. Cappuccio, Gianfranco Parati, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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In the context of the most significant influx of migrants in European history, the objective of this book is to provide healthcare professionals with essential knowledge and skills to effectively treat and prevent cardiovascular diseases in ethnic minorities. Acknowledging that the scientific and cultural training of health professionals on the specific health needs of minority groups is still limited and likely biased, the book sheds light on the different health policies in European countries…
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Modesti, Pietro Amedeo
Cappuccio, Francesco P.
Parati, Gianfranco
Responsibility
Pietro Amedeo Modesti, Francesco P. Cappuccio, Gianfranco Parati, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 319 p.) : 27 illus., 16 illus. in color
Series Title
Updates in hypertension and cardiovascular protection
ISBN
9783319931487
9783319931470 (print ed.)
9783319931494 (print ed.)
ISSN
2366-4606
Subjects (MeSH)
Cultural Diversity
Ethnic Groups
Global Health
Hypertension - etiology
Risk Factors
Specialty
Cardiology
Global Health
Sociology, Medical
Abstract
In the context of the most significant influx of migrants in European history, the objective of this book is to provide healthcare professionals with essential knowledge and skills to effectively treat and prevent cardiovascular diseases in ethnic minorities. Acknowledging that the scientific and cultural training of health professionals on the specific health needs of minority groups is still limited and likely biased, the book sheds light on the different health policies in European countries as well as epidemiologic data on cardiovascular events among migrants. In addition, it presents an in-depth analysis of potential ethnic-group-specific drivers of global cardiovascular risk within this new and challenging framework—as well as issues related to its prevention and treatment. The prevalence of hypertension, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, obesity, and metabolic syndrome is found to be higher among most minority groups than in the native population, yet their access to treatment and health services may be limited by cultural and language barriers. As health professionals are confronted with such intercultural challenges on a daily basis, specific training and dedicated publications are thus essential to accompany and foster a constructive development towards a pluralist and healthier society. This book addresses that need, offering a unique and revealing resource.
Contents
Part I: Ethnicity in the European context -- 1. Multi-ethnic populations in Europe; terminology and classifications -- 2. Migration, communicable and non-communicable diseases. Are we witnessing a paradigm shift? -- 3. Inequalities and health policies in the European countries -- Part II: Ethnic disparities in cardiovascular disease -- 4. Ethnic disparities in stroke -- 5. Intracranial atherosclerosis in Asian populations -- 6. Coronary heart disease among non-Western immigrants -- 7. Hypertension and the Heart in Africa -- 8. Ethnicity and hypertension-related target organ damage -- 9. Chronic kidney disease: global dimension and perspectives for Africa -- 10. Ethnicity and atrial fibrillation: a counterintuitive phenomenon -- Part III: Drivers predisposing ethnic minorities to cardiovascular disease -- 11. Disparities in hypertension in the ethnic minority groups; beneficial aspects of minority ethnic group cultures -- 12. Type 2 diabetes in ethnic minority groups in Europe -- 13. Health needs and global cardiovascular risk of Chinese migrants in Europe: which peculiarities? -- 14. Overweight and obesity in ethnic minorities. Ethnic specific cut-off values of obesity indices -- Part IV: Ethnic specific issues for prevention and treatment of hypertension and global cv risk -- 15. New notions on salt sensitivity -- 16. Body image perception in ethnic minorities: implications for prevention -- 17. Risk assessment of future type 2 diabetes and prevention strategies -- 18. Screening strategies for type 2 diabetes and risk stratification in minority groups -- 19. Cardiovascular risk assessment models and ethnicity: implications for hypertension guidelines -- 20. Antihypertensive drug therapy in patients of African and South Asian ethnicity -- 21. Cardiovascular risk factors in migrants: beyond the first generation -- 22. Hypertension in pregnancy and related health outcomes in European ethnic minorities -- 23. Ethnic differences in left ventricular remodelling in athletes: implications for pre-participation visit.
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Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

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George S. Stergiou, Gianfranco Parati, Giuseppe Mancia, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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Hypertension remains a leading cause of disability and death worldwide. Self-monitoring of blood pressure by patients at home is currently recommended as a valuable tool for the diagnosis and management of hypertension. Unfortunately, in clinical practice, home blood pressure monitoring is often inadequately implemented, mostly due to the use of inaccurate devices and inappropriate methodologies. Thus, the potential of the method to improve the management of hypertension and cardiovascular dise…
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Stergiou, George S.
Parati, Gianfranco
Mancia, Giuseppe
Other Authors
European Society of Hypertension
Responsibility
George S. Stergiou, Gianfranco Parati, Giuseppe Mancia, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 174 p.) : 25 illus., 9 illus. in color
Series Title
Updates in hypertension and cardiovascular protection
ISBN
9783030230654
9783030230647 (Print ed.)
9783030230661 (Print ed.)
9783030230678 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2366-4606
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure Determination - methods
Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory
Hypertension - prevention & control
Specialty
Cardiology
Monitoring, Physiologic
Abstract
Hypertension remains a leading cause of disability and death worldwide. Self-monitoring of blood pressure by patients at home is currently recommended as a valuable tool for the diagnosis and management of hypertension. Unfortunately, in clinical practice, home blood pressure monitoring is often inadequately implemented, mostly due to the use of inaccurate devices and inappropriate methodologies. Thus, the potential of the method to improve the management of hypertension and cardiovascular disease prevention has not yet been exhausted. This volume presents the available evidence on home blood pressure monitoring, discusses its strengths and limitations, and presents strategies for its optimal implementation in clinical practice. Written by distinguished international experts, it offers a complete source of information and guide for practitioners and researchers dealing with the management of hypertension.
Contents
1. Devices for Home Blood Pressure Monitoring -- 2. Cuff Design for Home Blood Pressure Monitors -- 3. Home Blood Pressure and Preclinical Organ Damage -- 4. Home Blood Pressure as Predictor of Adverse Health Outcomes -- 5. Diagnostic Value of Home Blood Pressure -- 6. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Schedule -- 7. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring for Treatment Titration -- 8. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring, Treatment Adherence and Hypertension Control -- 9. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring: Cost-Effectiveness, Patients’ Preference and Barriers for Clinical Use -- 10. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring in Clinical Research -- 11. Home Blood Pressure Telemonitoring: Conventional Approach and Perspectives from Mobile Health Technology -- 12. Nocturnal Home Blood Pressure Monitoring -- 13. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children, Pregnancy, and Chronic Kidney Disease -- 14. Home Blood Pressure Variability -- 15. Home Versus Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring -- 16. Guidelines for Home Blood Pressure Monitoring.
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Hypertension and Heart Failure : Epidemiology, Mechanisms and Treatment

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Maria Dorobantu, Giuseppe Mancia, Guido Grassi, Victor Voicu, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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This book explains how hypertension affects 20-50% of the adult population in developed countries. Heart failure is the result of the hypertension's effects on the heart and it represents a growing public health problem. In this context the international scientific community is continuously struggling to develop better strategies in screening, diagnosing and treating hypertension and its deleterious effects. Thus, this field is continuously changing, with new important information being added c…
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Dorobantu, Maria
Mancia, Giuseppe
Grassi, Guido
Voicu, Victor
Responsibility
Maria Dorobantu, Giuseppe Mancia, Guido Grassi, Victor Voicu, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 416 p.) : 54 illus., 37 illus. in color
Series
Updates in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection
Series Title
Updates in hypertension and cardiovascular protection
ISBN
9783319933207
9783319933191 (Print ed.)
9783319933214 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2366-4606
Subjects (MeSH)
Hypertension - epidemiology
Hypertension - physiopathology
Heart Failure - etiology
Heart Failure - therapy
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
This book explains how hypertension affects 20-50% of the adult population in developed countries. Heart failure is the result of the hypertension's effects on the heart and it represents a growing public health problem. In this context the international scientific community is continuously struggling to develop better strategies in screening, diagnosing and treating hypertension and its deleterious effects. Thus, this field is continuously changing, with new important information being added constantly. This volume will offer both insights into the intimate mechanisms of transition from hypertension to heart failure and clinical practice advice on the prevention and treatment of heart failure in hypertensive population. The mechanisms which explain the progression from hypertension to heart failure will be also covered exhaustively by offering two chapters referring to the diagnosis of heart failure in hypertensive population and one regarding echocardiography which is the most frequently used imaging method in clinical practice. The reader will be also provided with information on cardiovascular magnetic resonance which has the unique advantage of differentiating hypertensive heart failure from other pathologies associated with increased myocardial thickness. This book is a useful tool for clinicians but also to the research community interested in heart failure and consequences of hypertension on heart who want to be up-to-date with the new developments in the field.
Contents
Part I. Epidemiological Aspects -- 1. Epidemiological Aspects (Prevalence and Risk of Heart Failure Related to Blood Pressure) -- Part II. Mechanisms of Heart Failure in Arterial Hypertension -- 2. Genetics of Hypertension and Heart Failure -- 3. Blood Pressure Variability and Blood Pressure Load -- 4. Hemodynamic Mechanisms -- 5. Neural Mechanisms -- 6. Natriuretic Peptides -- 7. Renal Mechanisms and Heart Failure -- 8. Heart Failure and Metabolic Factors -- 9. Role of Central Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffening -- 10. Pathophysiology of Hypertensive Heart Disease -- Part III. Diagnosis of Heart Failure in Hypertensive Patients -- 11. Role of Echocardiography -- 12. The Additive Value of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Hypertensive Heart Disease -- 13. Biomarkers -- Part IV. Complications of Hypertensive Heart Disease -- 14. Atrial Fibrillation and Other Arrhythmias in Hypertensive Heart Disease -- 15. Arterial Hypertension and Flash Pulmonary Edema -- 16. The Role of Drug Therapy in Lowering Mortality and Morbidity: From Established Heart Failure to High-Risk Hypertension -- Part V. Prevention of Heart Failure in Hypertension -- 17. Non-pharmacological Treatment -- 18. Blood Pressure-Lowering Treatment and the Prevention of Heart Failure: Differences and Similarities of Antihypertensive Drug Classes -- 19. Regression Under Treatment of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Other Structural Alterations -- Part VI .Treatment of Heart Failure in Hypertensive Patients -- 20. New Drugs for the Hypertensive Failing Heart -- 21. Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Current Management and Future Strategies -- 22. Treatment of Acute Heart Failure in Hypertensive Crisis -- Part VII. Invasive Approaches -- 23. Carotid Baroreceptor Stimulation -- 24. Renal Nerve Ablation -- Part VIII. Hypertension, Heart Failure and Guidelines -- 25. Prevention and Treatment of Heart Failure in Hypertension Guidelines.
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Hypertension in Children and Adolescents : New Perspectives

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Empar Lurbe, Elke Wühl, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2019.
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This book is devoted to hypertension in children and adolescents, a clinical issue that – thanks to the strides made in several areas of pathophysiological and clinical research – has received growing interest in cardiovascular medicine over the last several years. Given the increasing prevalence of hypertension in children and adolescents, this book represents an important and useful tool to address what has become a significant public health issue. It covers a diverse range of topics, from ad…
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Lurbe, Empar
Wühl, Elke
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European Society of Hypertension
Responsibility
Empar Lurbe, Elke Wühl, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 277 p.) : 15 illus., 11 illus. in color
Series Title
Updates in hypertension and cardiovascular protection
ISBN
9783030181673
9783030181666 (Print ed.)
9783030181680 (Print ed.)
9783030181697 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2366-4606
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent
Child
Hypertension
Specialty
Cardiology
Pediatrics
Abstract
This book is devoted to hypertension in children and adolescents, a clinical issue that – thanks to the strides made in several areas of pathophysiological and clinical research – has received growing interest in cardiovascular medicine over the last several years. Given the increasing prevalence of hypertension in children and adolescents, this book represents an important and useful tool to address what has become a significant public health issue. It covers a diverse range of topics, from advances in the definition of hypertension and the identification of new risk factors, to current treatment strategies. The book also presents an overview of the latest findings, including the clinical significance of isolated systolic hypertension (ISH) in youth, the importance of out-of-office and central blood pressure measurement, new methods for assessing vascular phenotypes, and clustering of CV risk factors. Gathering contributions by international experts and pursuing a practice-oriented approach, the book offers a valuable tool for cardiologists, pediatricians and nephrologists, as well as general practitioners.
Contents
1. From Pregnancy to Childhood and Adulthood: The Trajectory of Hypertension -- 2. The Contributions of Perinatal Programming to Blood Pressure Levels in Childhood and Beyond -- 3. Worldwide Prevalence of Childhood Hypertension -- 4. Office and Out of Office Blood Pressure Measurements -- 5. Large Vessels in Hypertension: Central Blood Pressure -- 6. Isolated Systolic Hypertension in the Young -- 7. Primary Hypertension -- 8. Causes of Secondary Hypertension in Children and Adolescents -- 9. Monogenic Hypertension -- 10. Neonatal Hypertension -- 11. The Heart in Childhood Hypertension -- 12. The Kidney in Hypertension -- 13. Non-pharmacological Treatment of Hypertension -- 14. Physical Exercise in the Treatment of Obesity and Hypertension: New Approach to Individualize Treatment -- 15. Treatment of Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease -- 16. Long Term Follow-Up -- 17. Evidences from Clinical Trials and Use of Antihypertensive Drugs in Children and Adolescents.
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Microcirculation in Cardiovascular Diseases

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Enrico Agabiti-Rosei, Anthony M. Heagerty, Damiano Rizzoni, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book offers an extensive review of the most recent data on the pathophysiological role of structural and functional alterations in the microcirculation, particularly focusing on hypertension and diabetes. It covers several relevant and innovative aspects, including the possible mechanisms involved in the development of microvascular remodeling and rarefaction, the technical approaches available for the detection of microvascular alterations, including non-invasive evaluations, the prognost…
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Agabiti-Rosei, Enrico
Heagerty, Anthony M.
Rizzoni, Damiano
Other Authors
European Society of Hypertension
Responsibility
Enrico Agabiti-Rosei, Anthony M. Heagerty, Damiano Rizzoni, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 216 p.) : 50 illus., 31 illus. in color
Series Title
Updates in hypertension and cardiovascular protection
ISBN
9783030478018
9783030478001 (Print ed.)
9783030478025 (Print ed.)
9783030478032 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2366-4606
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - physiopathology
Hypertension - physiopathology
Microcirculation
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
This book offers an extensive review of the most recent data on the pathophysiological role of structural and functional alterations in the microcirculation, particularly focusing on hypertension and diabetes. It covers several relevant and innovative aspects, including the possible mechanisms involved in the development of microvascular remodeling and rarefaction, the technical approaches available for the detection of microvascular alterations, including non-invasive evaluations, the prognostic role of changes in small resistance artery structure, the possibility of preventing or regressing such alterations with appropriate treatment, and the potential clinical advantages of such intervention. A number of innovative areas of research are considered, including the role of the immune system, inflammation and oxidative stress in the development of microvascular alterations. Lastly, it examines the availability of recent non-invasive methods for the evaluation of small resistance artery morphology in the retina, which in the near future may provide a useful tool for the stratification of cardiovascular risk and even for clinical decisions regarding drug treatment, thus providing physicians with a clinically relevant instrument for improving and optimizing the management of hypertensive and diabetic patients. The book provides valuable, clinically relevant information for specialists (cardiology, internal medicine, and endocrinology) and general practitioners, and also offers novel and stimulating data to basic and clinical researchers.
Contents
1. Structure and Function of the Microcirculation -- 2. Assessment of Small Artery Structure and Function by Micromyography -- 3. Assessment of Retinal Arteriolar Morphology by SLDF -- 4. Assessment of Retinal Arteriolar Morphology by Adaptive Optics -- 5. The Cerebral Microcirculation -- 6. Role of Inflammation in Microvascular Damage -- 7. Immune Mechanisms in Vascular Remodeling in Hypertension -- 8. Microvascular Endothelial Dysfunction in Hypertension -- 9. Interrelationships Between Micro and Macrocirculation -- 10. Alterations in Capillary and Microcirculatory Networks in Cardiovascular Diseases -- 11. Microvascular Alterations in Obesity -- 12. Microvascular Alterations in Diabetes: Focus on Small Resistance Arteries -- 13. Cardiovascular Effects of Anti-angiogenic Drugs -- 14. Pathophysiological Mechanisms Implicated in Organ Damage and Cardiovascular Events -- 15. The Role of Perivascular Adipose Tissue in Arterial Function in Health and Disease -- 16. Prognostic Role of Microvascular Damage and Effect of Treatment.
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Secondary Hypertension

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Alberto Morganti, Enrico Agabiti Rosei, Franco Mantero, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book offers an overview of the latest advances in the epidemiological, pathophysiological, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of secondary hypertension, provided by a group of the most highly respected European experts in this field. It is common belief that secondary forms of hypertension are rare, although in 95% of patients the cause of high blood pressure is unknown – euphemistically referred to as “essential”. There is increasing evidence from epidemiological studies that the prevalen…
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Morganti, Alberto
Agabiti Rosei, Enrico
Mantero, Franco
Other Authors
European Society of Hypertension
Responsibility
Alberto Morganti, Enrico Agabiti Rosei, Franco Mantero, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 209 p.) : 22 illus., 9 illus. in color
Series Title
Updates in hypertension and cardiovascular protection
ISBN
9783030455620
9783030455613 (Print ed.)
9783030455637 (Print ed.)
9783030455644 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2366-4606
Subjects (MeSH)
Hypertension - physiopathology
Hypertension - therapy
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
This book offers an overview of the latest advances in the epidemiological, pathophysiological, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of secondary hypertension, provided by a group of the most highly respected European experts in this field. It is common belief that secondary forms of hypertension are rare, although in 95% of patients the cause of high blood pressure is unknown – euphemistically referred to as “essential”. There is increasing evidence from epidemiological studies that the prevalence of secondary hypertension is much higher than previously thought, accounting for 20%-25% of all hypertensive patients. There are additional, very good reasons for identifying those patients with secondary hypertension: firstly, they are exposed to a greater risk of suffering major cardiovascular events than patients with essential hypertension who have the same blood pressure level, and for this reason require particular care. Secondly, these patients can be relieved of a lifetime of pharmacological therapy or, at least, have a chance to be treated with more specific and effective medications. A high degree of clinical skill is required to recognize the often vague and subtle symptoms and signs that characterize patients with secondary hypertension, and clinicians need to fully comprehend the mechanisms responsible for the development and maintenance of high blood pressure. Shedding new light on a complex area of cardiovascular medicine, the book enables readers to better treat affected patients.
Contents
Renal Parenchymal Disease -- Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease -- Fibromuscular Dysplasia: From a Rare Cause of Renovascular Hypertension to a More Frequent Systemic Arterial Disease -- Primary Aldosteronism -- Familial Hyperaldosteronism -- Monogenic Forms of Hypertension -- Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma -- Hypertension in Cushing’s Syndrome -- Vascular Disease -- Obstructive Sleep Apnea -- Drug-Induced Hypertension -- Hypertension in Acromegaly -- Organ Damage - Secondary Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk: An Overview.
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