June 2012 - Volume 30 - Issue 6 : Journal of Hypertension

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June 2012 - Volume 30 - Issue 6
pp: 1047-1269

Joint statement of the European Association for the Study of Obesity and the European Society of Hypertension: obesity and difficult to treat arterial hypertension

Jordan, Jens; Yumuk, Volkan; Schlaich, Markus; More

Journal of Hypertension. 30(6):1047-1055, June 2012.


Risk factors for sudden cardiac death among Japanese: the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study

Ohira, Tetsuya; Maruyama, Minako; Imano, Hironori; More

Journal of Hypertension. 30(6):1137-1143, June 2012.

Genetic aspects

Blood vessels

Relationship between media-to-lumen ratio of subcutaneous small arteries and wall-to-lumen ratio of retinal arterioles evaluated noninvasively by scanning laser Doppler flowmetry

Rizzoni, Damiano; Porteri, Enzo; Duse, Sarah; More

Journal of Hypertension. 30(6):1169-1175, June 2012.

Pathophysiological aspects

Orthostatic hypotension

Sympathetic activity

Resistant hypertension


Therapeutic aspects

Losartan versus atenolol-based antihypertensive treatment reduces cardiovascular events especially well in elderly patients: the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension (LIFE) study

Ruwald, Anne Christine H.; Westergaard, Bo; Sehestedt, Thomas; More

Journal of Hypertension. 30(6):1252-1259, June 2012.