February 2012 - Volume 30 - Issue 2 : Journal of Hypertension

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February 2012 - Volume 30 - Issue 2
pp: 239-443

Hypertension and atrial fibrillation: diagnostic approach, prevention and treatment. Position paper of the Working Group ‘Hypertension Arrhythmias and Thrombosis’ of the European Society of Hypertension

Manolis, Athanasios J.; Rosei, Enrico Agabiti; Coca, Antonio; More

Journal of Hypertension. 30(2):239-252, February 2012.


Blood pressure and other metabolic syndrome factors and risk of brain tumour in the large population-based Me-Can cohort study

Edlinger, Michael; Strohmaier, Susanne; Jonsson, Håkan; More

Journal of Hypertension. 30(2):290-296, February 2012.


Pathophysiological aspects

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ activation reduces cyclooxygenase-2 expression in vascular smooth muscle cells from hypertensive rats by interfering with oxidative stress

Martín, Angela; Pérez-Girón, José V.; Hernanz, Raquel; More

Journal of Hypertension. 30(2):315-326, February 2012.







The change in arterial stiffness over the cardiac cycle rather than diastolic stiffness is independently associated with left ventricular mass index in healthy middle-aged individuals

Hermeling, Evelien; Vermeersch, Sebastian J.; Rietzschel, Ernst R.; More

Journal of Hypertension. 30(2):396-402, February 2012.

Tissue Doppler indexes of left ventricular systolic function in relation to the pulsatile and steady components of blood pressure in a general population

Sakiewicz, Wojciech; Kuznetsova, Tatiana; Kloch-Badelek, Malgorzata; More

Journal of Hypertension. 30(2):403-410, February 2012.

Left ventricular hypertrophy and renal dysfunction during antihypertensive treatment adversely affect cardiovascular prognosis in hypertensive patients

Salvetti, Massimo; Muiesan, Maria L.; Paini, Anna; More

Journal of Hypertension. 30(2):411-420, February 2012.