Case Study of "Not-So-Resistant" Hypertension
- Posted on: Mar 30 2010
Click here to read about an educational case study (vignette) for physicians written by Dr. Urman and his colleague Dr. Victor who is the Director of the Hypertension Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute.
One in five hypertensive patients has drug-resistant hypertension. Defined as blood pressure (BP) that remains above goal values despite concurrent treatment with three antihypertnesive drugs of different classes, resistant hypertension is the most common reason for referral to a ahypertension specialist.
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