Treating Resistant Hypertension: Now and in the Future

Treating Resistant Hypertension: Now and in the Future – MM1405

Treatment of resistant hypertension is a priority because patients with non-optimal blood pressure are at high risk of major cardiovascular events. Pharmacological advances include use of aldosterone antagonists and the development of several new strategies. Device-based therapies such as catheter-based renal denervation and electrical stimulation of baroreceptors are showing promising results.

Modern Medicine – May 2014