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ACEi and ARBS in Hypertension and Heart Failure

  • Pasquale Perrone Filardi

Part of the Current Cardiovascular Therapy book series (CCT, volume 5)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Claudio Borghi, Filippo Del Corso, Simone Faenza, Eugenio Cosentino
    Pages 41-72
  3. Pantelis A. Sarafidis, Panagiotis I. Georgianos, Pantelis E. Zebekakis, Athanasios J. Manolis
    Pages 73-118
  4. Ilaria Spoletini, Cristiana Vitale, Giuseppe M. C. Rosano
    Pages 119-148
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 149-150

About this book

Introduction

This book summarizes how the renin angiotensin system is implicated in the progression of atherosclerotic disease as well as of left ventricular dysfunction and reviews the action of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and AT1 receptor antagonists on reducing morbidity and mortality in patients with left ventricular dysfunction or in those at high cardiovascular risk with preserved ventricular function.

ACEi and ARBS in Hypertension and Heart Failure is a highly practical reference reviewing the evidence and providing a rationale for the appropriate use of RAS antagonists in cardiovascular diseases. It is written in an easy-to-follow format and with many illustrations to aid clarity and the assimilation of information. Each chapter is written by established authorities in their fields who are also experienced in explaining often complex concepts. The result is a unique book which is not only comprehensive but also clear and useful for the busy medical practitioner.

Keywords

Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme inhibitor Heart Failure Hypertension Pharmacotherapy Renin Angiotensin System

Editors and affiliations

  • Pasquale Perrone Filardi
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiology School Federico II University of NaplesNaplesItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09788-6
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-09787-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-09788-6
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