This is the PDF eBook version for Special Issues in Hypertension by Adel E. Berbari, Giuseppe Mancia
Table of Contents
1 Prehypertension: Definition, clinical significance and therapeutic approaches: to treat or not to treat.- 2 Clinical significance and treatment requirement in white coat and masked hypertension.- 3 Resistant hypertension: epidemiologic and evolving therapeutic aspects.- 4 Primary aldosteronism: rare or common condition.- 5 Hypertension in the very elderly: special features, therapeutic approaches and problems.- 6 Clinical relevance of circadian rhythm and nocturnal dip.- 7 Morning BP surge in treated and untreated hypertensive patients: clinical relevance, prognostic significance and therapeutic approaches.- 8 Short-term and long-term BP variability.- 9 Home BP in hypertension.- 10 Obstructive sleep apnea.- 11 Hypertension, obesity and the metabolic syndrome.- 12Salt, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.- 13 Optic fundus and retinal circulation: new technology for an old examination.- 14 Arterial stiffness as an early marker of organ damage.- 15 Central blood pressure: definition, clinical significance and therapeutic approaches.- 16 Assessment of total cardiovascular risk in Hypertension: the role of subclinical organ damage.- 17 Microcirculation in hypertension.- 18 Smoking, nicotine and BP.- 19 Inflammatory markers and other risk factors in Hypertension.- 20 Benefits: pleiotropic versus BP dependent mechanisms.- 21 Threshold and target BP values for treatment: an evolving concept.- 22 Polypill concept.- 23 J-curve phenomenon: Does it exist?.- 24 Residual risk in treated hypertension.- 25 Poor BP control in the hypertensive population: which factors are involved.- 26 Ramadan fasting and BP control.- 27 Hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal hypertensive women.- 28 Treating pain and inflammation in hypertension.- 29 Sexual function in untreated and treated hypertension.- 30 Cognitive function and dementia in hypertension. Epidemiologic and therapeutic aspects.- 31 Is hypertension preventable?.- 32 Atrial fibrillation. Modern epidemiologic and therapeutic aspects.- 33 Genetics and hypertension. Which information for clinical practice.- 34 Dual blockade of RAAS: benefits versus adverse Outcome.- 35 Long-term effects of RAAS blockade on renal function.