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Antihypertensive Drugs

Edited by Hossein Babaei

Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Hypertension, known as a "silent killer" is widely prevalent and a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. It afflicts more than one billion population worldwide and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. The authors of the chapters look from different angles to hypertension, sharing their new knowledge and experience in the direction of deep understanding and more clarification of the disease providing an invaluable resource not only for clinicians, but also for all medical sciences students and health providers.

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Antihypertensive DrugsEdited by Hossein Babaei

Published: March 28th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1059

ISBN: 978-953-51-0462-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6949-9

Copyright year: 2012

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41430 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

14 Dimensions Citations


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1. New Therapeutics in Hypertension

By Jorge Luis León Alvarez


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2. Dual L/N-Type Ca2+ Channel Blocker: Cilnidipine as a New Type of Antihypertensive Drug

By Akira Takahara


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3. Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease: Cause and Consequence – Therapeutic Considerations

By Elsa Morgado and Pedro Leão Neves


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4. Potassium-Sparing Diuretics in Hypertension

By Cristiana Catena, GianLuca Colussi and Leonardo A. Sechi


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5. Hypertension and Renin-Angiotensin System

By Roberto de Barros Silva


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6. Pharmacokinetic Interactions of Antihypertensive Drugs with Citrus Juices

By Yoshihiro Uesawa


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7. Drug Interaction Exposures in an Intensive Care Unit: Population Under Antihypertensive Use

By Érica Freire de Vasconcelos-Pereira, Mônica Cristina Toffoli-Kadri, Leandro dos Santos Maciel Cardinal and Vanessa Terezinha Gubert de Matos


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8. The Use of Antihypertensive Medicines in Primary Health Care Settings

By Marc Twagirumukiza, Jan De Maeseneer, Thierry Christiaens, Robert Vander Stichele and Luc Van Bortel


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