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Hypertension Management for the Prevention of Heart Failure: Best Strategies

  • Estefania Oliveros
  • Karolina Marinescu
  • Tisha Suboc
  • Kim A Williams
Heart Failure Prevention (S. Joseph, Section Editor)
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Abstract

Purpose of Review

Heart failure (HF) is a growing epidemic that can be prevented. Since hypertension is one of the most prevalent medical conditions and leading causes of morbidity and mortality, aggressive treatment is essential, especially for those at risk for HF.

Recent Findings

There has been significant evidence developed over the past decade highlighting the necessity for rigid blood pressure management; with more recent guidelines addressing the importance of preventing hypertension from progressing to HF.

Summary

In this review, we discuss hypertension management strategies as a preventative tool for HF development.

Keywords

Heart failure Hypertension Prevention Left ventricular hypertrophy 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

Estefania Oliveros, Karolina Marinescu, Tisha Suboc, and Kim Williams declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent

This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Estefania Oliveros
    • 1
  • Karolina Marinescu
    • 1
  • Tisha Suboc
    • 1
  • Kim A Williams
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine, Division of CardiologyRush University Medical CenterChicagoUSA

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