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Hypertension: a cardiovascular risk factor

Rajesh Nambiar

in Hypertension

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199547579
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607266 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199547579.003.0007

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

Hypertension: a cardiovascular risk factor

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Hypertension is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Hypertension usually occurs in the presence of other cardiovascular risk factors. The treatment of hypertension leads to a reduction in future cardiovascular risk.

Chapter.  1541 words. 

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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