Resistant hypertension, secondary hypertension, and hypertensive crises.

@article{Hall2002ResistantHS,
  title={Resistant hypertension, secondary hypertension, and hypertensive crises.},
  author={Wayne D Hall},
  journal={Cardiology clinics},
  year={2002},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={281-9}
}
Resistant hypertension, secondary hypertension, and hypertensive crises are uncommon but potentially dangerous forms of hypertension that are associated with an increased risk of complications such as myocardial infarction, heart failure, stroke, and renal failure. Appropriate diagnostic screening and selective drug or surgical management can reduce the risk of these complications dramatically. In compliant patients, resistant hypertension occurs most often in obese patients receiving… CONTINUE READING

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