Hypertensive Disease: Current Challenges, New Concepts, and Management, An Issue of Medical Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437710045

Hypertensive Disease: Current Challenges, New Concepts, and Management, An Issue of Medical Clinics, Volume 93-3

1st Edition

Authors: Edward Frohlich
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437710045
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 10th June 2009

Description

This issue of the Medical Clinics of North America brings the practicing clinician up to date on the current challenges, new concepts, and management of hypertensive disease. Topics covered include risks in hypertension; new biological concepts of target organ involvement in hypertension; hypertension and the metabolic syndrome; aging versus hypertension; hypertension, systolic blood pressure, and large arteries; oxidative stress, endothelial dysfunction, and hypertension; current thinking about hypertensive heart disease; diastolic dysfunction as a link between hypertension and heart failure; hypertension and cardiac failure in its various forms; hypertension and atherogenesis; the kidney, hypertension, and remaining challenges; current thinking about renovascular hypertension; obesity and hypertension; and barriers to adherence in hypertension management.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437710045

About the Authors

Edward Frohlich Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Ochsner Clinic Foundation