2012

Special Issues in Hypertension

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ISBN: 978-88-470-2600-1 (Print) 978-88-470-2601-8 (Online)

Table of contents (35 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      Prehypertension: Definitions, Clinical Significance and Therapeutic Approaches—To Treat or not to Treat?

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      Pages 13-24

      Clinical Significance and Treatment Requirements in White Coat and Masked Hypertension

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      Pages 25-32

      Resistant Hypertension: Epidemiological and Evolving Therapeutic Concepts

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      Pages 33-43

      Primary Aldosteronism: Rare or Common Condition in Hypertensive Patients and Normotensive Individuals?

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      Pages 45-56

      Hypertension in the Very Old: Special Features, Therapeutic Approaches, and Problems

  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-69

      Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Clinical Practice: Clinical Relevance of Circadian Rhythm and Nocturnal Dip

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      Pages 71-89

      Morning Surge in Blood Pressure in Hypertension: Clinical Relevance, Prognostic Significance, and Therapeutic Approach

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      Pages 91-102

      Short-Term and Long-Term Blood Pressure Variability

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      Pages 103-120

      Home Blood Pressure Monitoring in Hypertension

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      Pages 121-131

      Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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      Pages 133-146

      Hypertension, Obesity, and Metabolic Syndrome

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      Pages 147-156

      Salt, Hypertension, and Cardiovascular Disease

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      Pages 157-168

      The Optic Fundus and Retinal Circulation: New Technology for an Old Examination

  4. Part III

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

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      Pages 171-179

      Arterial Stiffness as an Early Marker of Organ Damage

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      Pages 181-197

      Central Aortic Pressure: The Next Frontier in Blood Pressure Measurement?

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      Pages 199-211

      Assessment of Total Cardiovascular Risk in Hypertension: The Role of Subclinical Organ Damage

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      Pages 213-224

      The Microcirculation and Hypertension

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      Pages 225-235

      Smoking, Nicotine and Blood Pressure

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      Pages 237-246

      Biomarkers in Hypertension

  5. Part IV

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 247-247

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      Pages 249-266

      Antihypertensive Therapy Benefits: Pleiotropic Versus Blood Pressure-Dependent Mechanisms

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