Resistant hypertension: prevalence and evolving concepts.

  title={Resistant hypertension: prevalence and evolving concepts.},
  author={Murray Epstein},
  journal={Journal of clinical hypertension},
  volume={9 1 Suppl 1},
Resistant hypertension is a common medical disorder. Although the exact incidence of resistant hypertension is not established, estimates derived from recent outcome studies including the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT), Valsartan Antihypertensive Long-term Use Evaluation (VALUE), and Controlled Onset Verapamil Investigation of Cardiovascular End Points (CONVINCE) emphasize that this condition may be more common than previously thought. A… CONTINUE READING


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