Modern trends in the treatment of hypertension

Authors: Ján Murín 1;  Jozef Bulas 1;  Martin Wavruch 2
Authors‘ workplace: I. interná klinika LF UK a UNB, Nemocnica Staré Mesto, Bratislava 1;  Ústav klinickej farmakológie LF UK, Bratislava 2
Published in: Forum Diab 2019; 8(2): 84-87


In the last year (2018) two big societies (European Society of Cardiology and European Society of Hypertension) published Guidelines for the treatment of hypertension. They were translated and published also with a commentary of our experts. It will be good for our doctors to read them as they will notice some important facts for their clinical practices. There is also a trend in the treatment of hypertension to use drug combination pills (two or three drugs in a pill) and to treat also other cardiovascular risk factors and diseases (atrial fibrillation, heart failure, renal disease) and this will need to give the responsible patient the best drug combination. Information are useful here also for education of patients.


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