ISBN: 9780323429733
Page Count: 520
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Hypertension: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease, 3rd Edition

by George L. Bakris, MD and Matthew Sorrentino, MD
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ISBN: 9780323429733
Page Count: 520
Imprint: Elsevier
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The third edition of Hypertension: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease, by Drs. George L. Bakris and Matthew Sorrentino, focuses on every aspect of managing and treating patients who suffer from hypertensive disorders. Designed for cardiologists, endocrinologists and nephrologists alike, this expansive, in-depth review boasts expert guidance from contributors worldwide, keeping you abreast of the latest developments from basic science to clinical trials and guidelines. Hypertension also includes an Expert Consult eBook updated with late-breaking clinical trials, reviews of important new articles, and the latest guidance on clinical practice, all selected and masterfully edited by Dr. Eugene Braunwald.

    • Features expert guidance from worldwide contributors in cardiology, endocrinology, neurology and nephrology.
    • Covers behavior management as an integral part of treatment plans for hypertensives and pre-hypertensives.

    • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
    • Covers new developments in epidemiology, pathophysiology, immunology, clinical findings, laboratory testing, invasive and non-invasive testing, risk stratification, clinical decision-making, prognosis, and management.
    • Includes chapters on hot topics such as hypertension as an immune disease; sleep disorders including sleep apnea, a major cause of hypertension; a novel chapter on environmental pollution and its contribution to endothelial dysfunction, and more!
    • Equips you with the most recent guidelines from the major societies.
    • Updates sourced from the main Braunwald's Heart Disease text.
    • Highlights new combination drug therapies and the management of chronic complications of hypertension.
  • SECTION I: EPIDEMIOLOGY

    1. General Population and Global Cardiovascular Risk Prediction

    2. Hypertension in Latin/Hispanic Population

    3. Hypertension in East Asians and Native Hawaiians

    4. Hypertension in South Asians

    SECTION II: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

    5. Pathogenesis of Hypertension

    6. Genetics of Hypertension

    7. Inflammation and Immunity in Hypertension

    SECTION III: DIAGNOSIS AND EVALUATION

    8. The Environment and High Blood Pressure

    9. Office Blood Pressure Measurement

    10. Home Monitoring of Blood Pressure

    11. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Clinical Hypertension Management

    12. White Coat and Masked Hypertension

    13. Renovascular Hypertension and Ischemic Nephropathy

    14. Secondary Hypertension: Primary Hyperaldosteronism and Mineralocorticoid Excess States

    15. Secondary Hypertension: Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma

    16. Secondary Hypertension: Sleep Disturbances including Sleep Apnea

    17. Hypertension in Children: Diagnosis and Treatment

    SECTION IV: RISK STRATIFICATION

    18. Natural History of Untreated Hypertension

    19. Isolated Systolic Hypertension

    20. Assessment of Target Organ Damage

    SECTION V: ANTIHYPERTENSIVE THERAPY

    21. Diet and Blood Pressure

    22. Diuretics in Hypertension

    23. Alpha Blockers and Hypertension

    24. Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System Blockers

    25. Calcium Channel Blockers

    26. Central Sympathetic Agents and Direct Vasodilators

    27. Use of Combination Therapies

    28. Devices Therapies

    29. Alternative Approaches for Lowering Blood Pressure

    SECTION VI: HYPERTENSION MANAGEMENT

    30. Approach to Difficult to Manage Primary Hypertension

    31. Hypertension in Ischemic Heart Disease

    32. Heart Failure

    33. Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease  

    34. Transplant Hypertension

    35. Obesity

    36. Cerebrovascular Disease

    37. Diabetes Mellitus

    38. Dyslipidemia

    SECTION VII: SPECIAL POPULATIONS AND SPECIAL SITUATIONS

    39. Hypertension in Pregnancy

    40. Hypertension in Older People

    41. Hypertension in African Americans

    42. Baroreceptor Dysfunction/Orthostatic Hypotension

    43. Resistant Hypertension

    44. Hypertension and the Perioperative Period

    45. Aorta and Peripheral Arterial Disease in Hypertension

    46. Hypertensive Emergencies and Urgencies

    SECTION VIII: OUTCOME TRIALS

    47. Meta-Analyses of Blood Pressure Lowering Trials and the Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment Trialists’ Collaboration

    SECTION IX: HYPERTENSION TREATMENT IN THE FUTURE

    48. Team-Based Care for Hypertension Management

    49. Understanding and Improving Medication Adherence

    SECTION X: GUIDELINES

    50. Updated AHA/ACC; ESH/ISH

    51. Putting All Guidelines into Perspective

  • George L. Bakris, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Comprehensive Hypertension Center, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois and Matthew Sorrentino, MD, Professor of Medicine, Associate Director, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
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