What are the key mechanisms involved in hypertension?

RHC 2014 - Discover the presentations from the first session.

Download the slides if you wish to understand the key mechanisms involved in hypertension based on three typical patients with elevated blood pressure: an elderly atherosclerotic patient, a metabolic patient and a young adrenergic patient.


A n elderly patient

R. Schmieder  (GERMANY)


A metabolic patient

M. Schlaich (AUSTRALIA)


A young adrenergic patient

K. Tsioufis (GREECE)


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