2013

Resistant Hypertension

Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment

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ISBN: 978-88-470-5414-1 (Print) 978-88-470-5415-8 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-8

    Resistant Hypertension: Definition, Prevalence, and Cardiovascular Risk

  3. Pathophysiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-21

      Resistant Hypertension: Neurohumoral Aspects

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      Pages 23-37

      Metabolic Alterations

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      Pages 39-50

      Cardiac and Vascular Alterations in Resistant Hypertension

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      Pages 51-56

      The Pathophysiology of the Kidney in Resistant Hypertension

  4. Diagnostic Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-75

      False Versus True Resistant Hypertension

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      Pages 77-94

      Causes of Resistant Hypertension

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      Pages 95-105

      24-hour Ambulatory BP Monitoring and Home BP Measurements in Resistant Hypertension

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      Pages 107-113

      Factors Predicting Blood Pressure Response to Treatment

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      Pages 115-126

      Treatment of Resistant Hypertension. Which Additional Antihypertensive Drugs?

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      Pages 127-136

      The Role of Renal Denervation

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      Pages 137-144

      The Role of Carotid Baroreceptor Stimulation

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      Pages 145-153

      Pathophysiology: Metabolic Alterations and Risk Factors

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      Pages 155-169

      Follow-up of Patients with Resistant Hypertension

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      Pages 171-180

      Resistant Hypertension: Cost-Benefit Considerations

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      Pages 181-191

      Involvement of Health Professionals: From the General Practitioner to the Hypertension Specialist and the Hypertension Center

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 193-195