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Practical Case Studies in Hypertension Management

Hypertension and Organ Damage

A Case-Based Guide to Management

Authors: Tocci, Giuliano

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  • Presents cases involving the essential forms of hypertension frequently encountered in clinical practice, rather than rare presentations  
  • Helps in transferring general recommendations from guidelines to daily clinical practice  
  • Aids patient-specific selection of diagnostic approach and treatment
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This book is designed to assist physicians in choosing among diagnostic procedures and therapeutic options when caring for patients with hypertension and markers of organ damage. The comprehensive description of practical clinical cases sets this book apart from other publications and will help the reader to transfer general guideline recommendations to the clinical setting. With this purpose, the cases have been selected to reflect situations frequently encountered during clinical routine, rather than hypertensive crises or emergencies or the rare presentations that tend to be addressed in case reports in scientific journals. The scenarios considered include treated hypertension with uncontrolled blood pressure levels in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy, diastolic dysfunction, carotid atherosclerosis, microalbuminuria and renal impairment, proteinuria and renal disease, and abnormal pulse pressure. By representing clinical practice in a “real world” setting, these paradigmatic cases will enable the practitioner to select the diagnostic tools and form of treatment best suited to the individual patient and the particular cardiovascular risk profile, thereby optimizing outcomes.

About the authors

Giuliano Tocci, specialized in Cardiology in 2006 and graduated in the PhD course in Angio-Cardio-Thoraco-Vascular Physiopathology in 2011, is currently Assistant Professor in Cardiology at the University of Rome Sapienza, Italy. He works as Clinical Cardiologist at the Sant’Andrea Hospital in Rome. He is Hypertension Specialist of the European Society of Hypertension. His main clinical interests address pathophysiological alterations and cardiovascular risk profile in patients with hypertension and heart failure. He has been working as Deputy Editor of the Springer journal “High Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Prevention” since 2005.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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eBook $44.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-25097-7
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Softcover $59.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-25095-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hypertension and Organ Damage
Book Subtitle
A Case-Based Guide to Management
Authors
Series Title
Practical Case Studies in Hypertension Management
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-25097-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-25097-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-25095-3
Series ISSN
2364-6632
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 119
Number of Illustrations
30 b/w illustrations, 30 illustrations in colour
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