New therapeutic approaches to resistant hypertension

Markus P. Schlaich, Henry Krum, Murray D. Esler

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Resistant hypertension is a common and growing clinical problem characterized by failure to achieve target blood pressure levels despite adequate use of at least three antihypertensive agents. Although numerous safe and effective pharmacologic therapies are available to treat elevated blood pressure, novel therapeutic approaches are warranted to improve the management and prognosis of patients with resistant hypertension. In this context, several lines of research have generated promising results based on both novel pharmacologic and device-based approaches that may more effectively treat resistant hypertension and its adverse consequences in the future.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)296-302
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Hypertension Reports
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2010
Externally publishedYes


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