Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Regulation of Blood Pressure and Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Hypertension

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Albert P. Rocchini
      Pages 47-60
    3. Avram Z. Traum
      Pages 61-71
    4. Vidhu V. Thaker, Bonita Falkner
      Pages 91-112
    5. Julie R. Ingelfinger
      Pages 113-134
    6. Reetu R. Singh, Kate M. Denton, John F. Bertram
      Pages 135-158
    7. Xiaoling Wang, Harold Snieder
      Pages 159-176
    8. Dawn K. Wilson, Tyler C. McDaniel, Sandra M. Coulon
      Pages 177-204
    9. Coral D. Hanevold, Gregory A. Harshfield
      Pages 221-232
  3. Assessment of Blood Pressure in Children: Measurement, Normative Data, and Epidemiology

About this book


The fourth edition of this book is the most comprehensive major reference work on hypertension in children and adolescents. Since the publication of the previous edition, there have  been notable changes in the field, with the arrival of new evidence of the long-term sequelae of  hypertension in youth, an evidence-based review of the value of routine BP screening in children and adolescents, and further evidence of the cardiovascular consequences of the childhood obesity epidemic. This expanded edition covers these new findings, while featuring new chapters on such timely topics as routine blood pressure screening, hypertension in late adolescents/young adults, and current pediatric hypertension research. The reference work also includes thorough updates on chapters from the previous edition, as well as new clinical practice guidelines for childhood hypertension, which have not been revised since 2004.

Written by experts in the field, Pediatric Hypertension, Fourth Edition is the definitive resource for clinicians and researchers interested in childhood hypertension. 


Blood Pressure Regulation Cardiovascular Disease Childhood Obesity Chronic Kidney Disease neurohumoral regulation endothelial dysfunction end-stage renal disease vasculitis renovascular HTN ABPM

Editors and affiliations

  • Joseph T. Flynn
    • 1
  • Julie R. Ingelfinger
    • 2
  • Karen M. Redwine
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Washington School of MedicineDepartment of Pediatrics and Seattle Children’s Hospital Division of NephrologySeattleUSA
  2. 2.Division of Nephrology MassGeneral for Children at Massachusetts General HospitalHarvard Medical School Department of PediatricsBostonUSA
  3. 3.St. Luke’s Health SystemChildren’s Nephrology and HypertensionBoiseUSA

About the editors

Joseph T. Flynn, MD, MS

Dr. Robert O. Hickman Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nephrology

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington

Chief, Division of Nephrology

Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle, WA


Julie R. Ingelfinger, MD

Pediatrician and Senior Consultant in Pediatric Nephrology

Harvard Medical School

MassGeneral Hospital for Children at MGH

Boston, MA


Karen M. Redwine, MD, MPH

Children’s Nephrology and Hypertension

St. Luke's Children's Hospital

Boise, Idaho


Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Pediatric Hypertension
  • Editors Joseph T. Flynn
    Julie R. Ingelfinger
    Karen M. Redwine
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Reference Module Medicine
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-31106-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-31107-4
  • Edition Number 4
  • Number of Pages XXII, 881
  • Number of Illustrations 38 b/w illustrations, 46 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Cardiology
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