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Another Approach of Resistant Hypertension: What to Do When the Pharmacological Treatment Fails?


Silvia Matilda Astefanei, Alina-Elena Cristea, Ana-Maria Zaharie, Oana-Claudia Deleanu

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an important risk factor for elevated blood pressure (BP), especially in patients with resistant hypertension (RHT)[1]. HT physiopathology in OSA patients involves aspects such as secondary sympathetic hyper reactivity because of intermittent hypoxia, decreased barometric sensitivity, endothelial dysfunction. [...]

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