International Journal of Hypertension

Hypertension and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors


Publishing date
19 Apr 2013
Status
Published
Submission deadline
30 Nov 2012

1Department of Clinical Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, 20551-030 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

2Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa

3Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, 20551-030 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

4Laboratory of Cardiovascular Investigation, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, 21040-360 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil


Hypertension and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors

Description

Despite the availability of efficient antihypertensive drugs, blood pressure control rates are not satisfactory in hypertensive patients all over the world. The association of hypertension with other criteria for metabolic syndrome, such as an elevated waist circumference, fasting glucose and triglycerides, and reduced HDL-cholesterol levels, seems to contribute to the failure of treatment efficacy. Furthermore, these metabolic risk factors are also associated to adverse cardiovascular outcomes, especially in the presence of some cardiac risk markers including family history of premature myocardial infarction or stroke, microalbuminuria, and elevated C-reactive protein among others. The relationship between hypertension and several vascular and metabolic abnormalities, characterizing the cardiometabolic syndrome, is the main subject of this special issue. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • The role of inflammation and oxidative stress in hypertension
  • Pathophysiological alterations induced by metabolic risk factors
  • Obesity, abdominal fat, and hypertension
  • New evidences about insulin resistance, diabetes, and hypertension
  • The impact of dyslipidemia in hypertensive patients
  • Relevance of hypertension in metabolic syndrome
  • Mechanisms of left ventricular hypertrophy in obesity
  • Assessment of cardiovascular risk in hypertensive patients
  • Effects of metabolic risk factors on microcirculation
  • Early manifestations of atherosclerosis accelerated by metabolic factors: endothelial dysfunction, increased vascular stiffness, and carotid intima-media thickening
  • Nutritional approach of metabolic factors in hypertension
  • Effects of antihypertensive and oral hypoglycemic drugs, statins, and other hypolipidemic agents

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Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 634798
  • - Editorial

Hypertension and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors

Mario Fritsch Neves | Agostino Virdis | ... | Eduardo Vera Tibiriçá
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 276564
  • - Research Article

Prevalence of 10-Year Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases and Associated Risks in Canadian Adults: The Contribution of Cardiometabolic Risk Assessment Introduction

Solmaz Setayeshgar | Susan J. Whiting | Hassanali Vatanparast
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 436502
  • - Research Article

Linking Sleep to Hypertension: Greater Risk for Blacks

A. Pandey | N. Williams | ... | G. Jean-Louis
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 698940
  • - Review Article

A Review of Nutritional Factors in Hypertension Management

Ha Nguyen | Olaide A. Odelola | ... | Aman Amanullah
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 178780
  • - Research Article

Low Diastolic Blood Pressure as a Risk for All-Cause Mortality in VA Patients

Steven Tringali | Charles William Oberer | Jian Huang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 985087
  • - Clinical Study

Characterisation of Hypertensive Patients with Improved Endothelial Function after Dark Chocolate Consumption

Jenifer d'El-Rei | Ana Rosa Cunha | ... | Fernanda Medeiros
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 565263
  • - Research Article

Prevalence, Awareness, and Treatment of Hypertension in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes: A Nationwide Multicenter Study in Brazil

Marilia B. Gomes | Lucianne Righeti Monteiro Tannus | ... | Luis Henrique Canani
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 653789
  • - Review Article

Impact of Diabetes on Cardiovascular Disease: An Update

Alessandra Saldanha de Mattos Matheus | Lucianne Righeti Monteiro Tannus | ... | Marilia de Brito Gomes
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 541689
  • - Clinical Study

Improved Hypertension Control with the Imidazoline Agonist Moxonidine in a Multinational Metabolic Syndrome Population: Principal Results of the MERSY Study

Irina Chazova | Markus P. Schlaich
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 420979
  • - Research Article

Role of Renin-Angiotensin System and Oxidative Stress on Vascular Inflammation in Insulin Resistence Model

N. F. Renna | C. Lembo | ... | R. M. Miatello
International Journal of Hypertension
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