Hypertension: from basic research to clinical practice" contains a unique collection of selected chapters written by experts and enthusiasts engaged in research and treatment of hypertension, a condition that affects around a billion people in the world. The chapters describe fundamental researches at cellular and molecular levels to the science, and art of treatment of the condition in clinical practice. The topics included ranges from pathophysiology of hypertension, through monitoring of hypertension, to the treatment of hypertension in different patient categories. It contains essential background information as well as cutting edge research, and state of the art treatment alternatives in this broad field. From the beginners, and research students to the expert clinicians, and established scientists, everybody has something to learn from this book.
Pathophysiology of hypertension.- Overview of hypertension in adults.- Treatment of hypertension in the elderly.- Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring.- Hypertensive emergency.- Secondary hypertension.- Hypertension in acute or chronic kidney diseases.- Hypertension with hypokalemia.- Pheochromocytoma.- Renovascular hypertension.- Cardiovascular risks of hypertension.- Treatment of essential hypertension.- Resistant hypertension.- Endocrine hypertension.- Isolated systolic hypertension.- Hypertension and diabetes.- Electrical carotid sinus stimulation in the treatment of hypertension.- Renal denervation in the treatment of hypertension.- Nocturnal hypertension.- Hypertension in children.- Neonatal hypertension.- Hypertension in pregnancy and lactation.