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Archives of Current Concepts In Hypertension

Supported by an Unrestricted Educational Grant from Pfizer, Inc

As the largest professional society with an exclusive interest in the control of the world’s most common disease, the American Society of Hypertension is pleased to provide this series of ASH Current Concepts in Hypertension. Each of these 6-page pamphlets will contain short reviews of 4 or 5 “hoSt” topics about the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension.
Volume 4, Issue 4 - April 2002
Editor's Comments
AASK Comments
Refractory Hypertension
Volume 4, Issue 3- May 2001
Hypertension and Renal Disease
Medical Management of Renovascular Disease In Hypertensives
Hypertension in Parenchymal Renal Disease
Volume 4, Issue 2 - August 2000
Endothelial Dysfunction, Obesity, And Blood Pressure In Children
Effect Of Antihypertensive Drugs On Endothelial Dysfunction In Hypertension
Application Of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring To The Evaluation Of
Hypertensive Children
Adolescent Obesity And Hypertension
Volume 4, Issue 1 - June 2000 
Role of Oxidative Stress In Hypertensive Vascular Injury
Fenoldopam: A Dopaminergic Vasodilator
Dopamine Receptors In Hypertension
Volume 3, Issue 4 - December 1999
Diabetes and Hypertension
Pathophysiology of Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
Editor’s Comments Diabetic Hypertension: More from CAPPP, UKPDS, FACET,
HOT, SHEP and SYST-EUR and Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
Volume 3, Issue 3 - September 1999 
The Effect of Age and Hypertension on Systolic, Diastolic, Mean, and Pulse Pressure:
The Framingham Heart Study
The Rationale for the African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension
Hypertension and Insulin Resistance: Is Defective Nitric Oxide Production One
Missing Link?
Editor's Comments: News From Framingham: The AASK Study and Insulin
Resistance-Is it Due to No NO?
Volume 3, Issue 2 - July 1999
Implications of the Hypertension Optimal Tretment (HOT) Study
Some Random Thoughts About Recent Blood Pressure Trials
Hypertension in Patients With Chronic RenalFailure
Editor's Comments: More Alphabet Soup: HOT, CAPPP, UKPDS and ESRD
Volume 3, Issue 1 - April 1999
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Congestive Heart Failure in Hypertension
Diastolic Heart Failure: A Brief Review of Mechanisms and Treatment
Valsartan Long-term Use Evaluation (VALUE) Study
Editor's Comments: Hypertension and Heart Disease
Volume 2, Issue 4 - November 1998 
Editor’s Comments: Wading Through the Alphabet Soup
The Losartan Intervention For Endpoint Reduction (LIFE) in Hypertension Study
Demographics of the LIFE Study
The Effect of Dietary Patterns On Blood Pressure: Results From the Dietary
Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Clinical Trial
Volume 2, Issue 3 - April 1998 
The Microcirculation in Hypertension: An Overview
Skeletal Muscular Microcirculation in Heart Failure
Microangiopathy in Diabetes
Renal Hemodynamics and Glomerular and Vascular Injury in Hypertension
Microvascular Remodeling in Hypertension: A Role for the Renin-Angiotensin-
Aldosterone System
Volume 2, Issue 2 - August 1997 
Age, Migration, and Blood Pressure in the Panamanian Kuna
Coronary and Peripheral Vasoreactivity: Role of Endothelial Dysfunction
Risk Factors and Abnormal Venoreactivity
The Relationship of Insulin Resistance to Vasomotor Control
Fatty Acids and Neurovascular Regulation: A Possible Link Between Insulin
Resistance and Hypertension
Volume 2, Issue 1 - May 1997 
Nutritional Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Health Outcomes Associated With Antihypertensive Therapies Used as
First-line Agents. A Systematic Review and Metaanalysis
Age, Migration, and Blood Pressure in the Panamanian Kuna
Volume 1, Issue 4 - October 1996 
The LIFE Study: A Comparison of Losartan and Atenolol for Prevention of
Cardiovascular Events in Hypertensive Patients with Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
The CONVINCE (Controlled ONset Verapamil INvestigation of Cardiovascular
Endpoints) Study
Focus on Isolated Systolic Hypertension
Volume 1, Issue 3 - April 1996
Abnormalities of Endothelium-dependent Vascular Relaxation in Patients with
Essential Hypertension
Dyslipidemia and Endothelial Dysfunction
Long-term Antihypertensive Therapy
Simplified Screening for Primary Aldosteronism
Low-dose Combination Therapy for Hypertension
Volume 1, Issue 2 - January 1996 
SYST-EUR: A European Therapeutic Trial on Isolated Systolic Hypertension in
the Elderly
Antihypertensive and Lipid-lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial
Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension Study (PATHS)
Volume 1, Issue 1 - October 1995
The Hottest Topic of the Moment
Renal Duplex Ultrasound for Diagnosis of Renal Artery Stenosis
Alcohol and Blood Pressure