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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2011, Article ID 438198, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/438198
Editorial

Difficult-to-Treat or Resistant Hypertension: Etiology, Pathophysiology, and Innovative Therapies

1Cardiovascular Research, VA Medical Center, 50 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC 20422, USA
2First Cardiology Clinic, Hippokration Hospital, University of Athens, 114 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens 11527, Greece
3Division of Cardiology, Temple University School of Medicine; Clinical Campus, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
4Trinity Hypertension Research Institute and Metabolic Research Institute, Punzi Medical Center, Carrollton, TX 75006, USA
5Department of Family and Community Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA

Received 23 March 2011; Accepted 23 March 2011

Copyright © 2011 Vasilios Papademetriou et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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