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Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease

  • Emmanuel A. Andreadis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Emmanuel A. Andreadis
    Pages 1-17
  3. Martin G. Myers, Janusz Kaczorowski
    Pages 19-28
  4. Nadia Boubouchairopoulou, George S. Stergiou
    Pages 29-38
  5. Geoffrey A. Head
    Pages 39-47
  6. Dimitrios A. Vrachatis, Theodore G. Papaioannou, Athanasios D. Protogerou
    Pages 49-58
  7. Paolo Palatini
    Pages 75-96
  8. Maria Irene Kontaridis, Eleni V. Geladari, Charalampia V. Geladari
    Pages 97-120
  9. Sverre E. Kjeldsen, Tonje A. Aksnes, Serap E. Erdine, Athanasios J. Manolis
    Pages 121-136
  10. Ioannis Felekos, Costas Tsioufis, Petros Nihoyannopoulos
    Pages 137-150
  11. Sofia Tsiropoulou, Maria Dulak-Lis, Augusto C. Montezano, Rhian M. Touyz
    Pages 151-170
  12. Mónica Domenech, Antonio Coca
    Pages 171-180
  13. Peter Kokkinos, Puneet Narayan, Andreas Pittaras, Charles Faselis
    Pages 181-199
  14. Misbah Zaheer, Paola Chrysostomou, Vasilios Papademetriou
    Pages 201-216
  15. Vasilios Papademetriou, Michael Doumas
    Pages 217-247
  16. Yuan-Yuan Kang, Ji-Guang Wang
    Pages 249-260
  17. Carmine Morisco, Bruno Trimarco, Giovanni de Simone
    Pages 261-277
  18. Mohammad Shenasa
    Pages 279-308
  19. Chrysoula Boutari, Michael Doumas, Athanasios J. Manolis
    Pages 309-327
  20. Panagiota Pietri, Charalambos Vlachopoulos
    Pages 329-350
  21. Amelie F. Constant, Eleni V. Geladari, Charalampia V. Geladari
    Pages 351-359
  22. Emmanuel A. Andreadis
    Pages 361-382
  23. Back Matter
    Pages 383-385

About this book

Introduction

This book reviews the recent advances in understanding the pathophysiology and the fundamental diagnostic, clinical, and therapeutic aspects of arterial hypertension. It collates and updates the knowledge in this area and focuses on how to approach a patient with hypertension and cardiovascular disease.

There is an overall emphasis on the deleterious consequences that hypertension has on the cardiovascular system, since hypertension often coexists with heart disease, arrhythmia and dyslipidemia, further increasing total cardiovascular risk. Each chapter adopts a concise approach to its topic and can therefore also be read as a standalone article.

Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease is a valuable text for scientists engaged in this complex field. It further serves to inspire young physicians, and emphasizes the need for scientific rigor to be applied to patient care as well as research.

Keywords

Antihypertensives Atrial fibrillation Heart failure Hypertension J curve phenomenon Left ventricular hypertrophy

Editors and affiliations

  • Emmanuel A. Andreadis
    • 1
  1. 1.Fourth Internal Medicine DepartmentEvangelismos State General HospitalAthensGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-39599-9
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-39597-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-39599-9
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