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Hypertension and Heart Failure

Epidemiology, Mechanisms and Treatment

  • Presents newly discovered mechanisms and concepts which explain the transition from hypertension to heart failure

  • Includes a special part regarding the diagnostic of heart failure in hypertension patients with a state of the art review on the role of advanced imaging techniques

  • Approaches newly developed pharmacological and invasive treatments of hypertensive heart failure

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Table of contents (25 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix
  2. Epidemiological Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
  3. Mechanisms of Heart Failure in Arterial Hypertension

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13
    2. Genetics of Hypertension and Heart Failure

      • Sandosh Padmanabhan, Alisha Aman, Anna F. Dominiczak
      Pages 15-29
    3. Blood Pressure Variability and Blood Pressure Load

      • Gianfranco Parati, Juan Eugenio Ochoa
      Pages 31-58
    4. Hemodynamic Mechanisms

      • Tatiana Kuznetsova, Nicholas Cauwenberghs
      Pages 59-70
    5. Neural Mechanisms

      • Dagmara Hering, Gino Seravalle, Guido Grassi, Krzysztof Narkiewicz
      Pages 71-86
    6. Natriuretic Peptides

      • Massimo Volpe, Speranza Rubattu
      Pages 87-100
    7. Renal Mechanisms and Heart Failure

      • Bojan Jelaković, Vedran Premužić, Ana Jelaković, Davor Miličić
      Pages 101-121
    8. Heart Failure and Metabolic Factors

      • Peter M. Nilsson, John Molvin, Martin Magnusson
      Pages 123-133
    9. Role of Central Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffening

      • Stéphane Laurent, Jean-Sébastien Hulot, Pierre Boutouyrie
      Pages 135-154
    10. Pathophysiology of Hypertensive Heart Disease

      • Cesare Cuspidi, Carla Sala, Marijana Tadic, Guido Grassi
      Pages 155-165
  4. Diagnosis of Heart Failure in Hypertensive Patients

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167
    2. Role of Echocardiography

      • Silvia Iancovici, Maria Dorobantu
      Pages 169-184
    3. Biomarkers

      • Maria Dorobantu, Miruna Mihaela Micheu
      Pages 199-213
  5. Complications of Hypertensive Heart Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 215-215
    2. Atrial Fibrillation and Other Arrhythmias in Hypertensive Heart Disease

      • D. E. Athanasiou, M. S. Kallistratos, L. E. Poulimenos, A. J. Manolis
      Pages 217-229
    3. Arterial Hypertension and Flash Pulmonary Edema

      • Roxana Oana Darabont
      Pages 231-244

About this book

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. 

Keywords

  • heart failure
  • epidemiology
  • heart failure
  • mechanisms
  • guidelines
  • pharmacotherapy

Reviews

“This book is suitable for large number of healthcare professionals in different specialties who interact with hypertensive patients in various stages of disease. … This book provides comprehensive yet clear insights into the intimate mechanisms of the transition from hypertension to heart failure and a clinical guide to prevention and treatment in this population. The expert authors have presented a learning platform with up-to-date new developments in this field for wide range of clinicians.” (Rikin Sanjay Kadakia, Doody's Book Reviews, August 02, 2019)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest and Cardiology Department, Emergency Clinical Hospital, Bucharest, Romania

    Maria Dorobantu

  • University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy

    Giuseppe Mancia, Guido Grassi

  • Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Clinical Psychopharmacology Faculty of Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

    Victor Voicu

About the editors

Maria Dorobantu is Professor of Cardiology at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila Bucharest, Romania, and head of the Cardiology Department of Clinical Emergency Hospital, Bucharest. She has a special interest in the assessment and treatment of heart failure and arterial hypertension and has been principal investigator of important trials. She is the President of the Romanian Society of Hypertension and the national coordinator of the SEPHAR studies (Study for the Evaluation of Prevalence of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk among the Adult Population of Romania).
Since 2016 she has been the chairperson of the Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation Working Group of Europeam Society of Cardiology
Giuseppe Mancia is Professor Emeritus of the University of Milano and Head of the Hypertension Centre of the Instituto Clinico Universitario, Verano Brianza. He is President of the Italian Foundation on “Ricerca e Innovazione su Ipertensione e Protezione Cardiovascolare”, of the Foundation of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) in Zurich and Chairman of the Educational Board of ESH.
He is since many years in the list of the “highly cited” scientists (Thompson Reuters) and has in 2013 been regarded as one of the 400 most influential biomedical investigators in the world (EJCI 2013).
Guido Grassi is Professor of Internal Medicine at the Clinica Medica of the University of Milano, director of the PhD course in "Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk", and director of the Center of Clinical Physiology and Hypertension of the same university.
He is member of the Scientific Council on Hypertension of the ESC, ESH and ISH. He is also member of the ESH/ESC Task   Force Guidelines on the Management of Hypertension.
He is Executive Editor of “Journal of Hypertension”, official Journal of the ISH and the ESH.
Victor Voicu is currently fellow the and vice president of Romanian Academy and President of Medical Science Section of Romanian Academy. He is Professor of Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Clinical Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” Bucharest. He is President of the Romanian Society of Therapeutics, Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology, and coordinator of Drug Sciences Panel of the Executive Unit for Financing of Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation (EUFHERDI). Prof. Voicu is correspondent member from abroad  of French National Academy of Medicine.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Hypertension and Heart Failure

  • Book Subtitle: Epidemiology, Mechanisms and Treatment

  • Editors: Maria Dorobantu, Giuseppe Mancia, Guido Grassi, Victor Voicu

  • Series Title: Updates in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-93320-7

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-93319-1

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-93320-7

  • Series ISSN: 2366-4606

  • Series E-ISSN: 2366-4614

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: IX, 416

  • Number of Illustrations: 17 b/w illustrations, 37 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Cardiology, Nephrology, Vascular Surgery, Therapeutics

Buying options

eBook USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-93320-7
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)