Hypertension in the hemodialysis patient

Musab Hommos, Carrie Schinstock

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Abstract

Hypertension is common yet difficult to manage in the hemodialysis patients population. This chapter discusses various aspects of this problem including its prevalence, distinctive pathophysiology, methods of diagnosis and pharmacological and non pharmacological treatment approaches. The topic is relevant to any health care provider taking care of hemodialysis patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-340
Number of pages14
JournalAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Volume956
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

Keywords

  • Aldosterone
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Arterial stiffness
  • Blood pressure target
  • Extracellular volume
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renin-angiotensin system
  • Sodium balance
  • Sympathetic nervous system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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