Hypertension and Hypertensive Heart Disease, An Issue of Cardiology ClinicsBy
- George Mensah, MD, FACC, FACP, FACN
Hypertensive heart disease, the number one cause of death associated with hypertension, refers to coronary artery disease, heart failure, and enlargement of the heart that occur because of high blood pressure. This issue summarizes the current state-of-the-art in diagnosing, treating, and preventing this potentially fatal disease so that cardiologists can offer the best current treatment to their patients.
The Clinics: Internal Medicine
Published: November 2010