Hypertension and nephrology - 2021;25(04)

Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

[The translation of scientific evidence into arterial hypertension guideline (ESC/ESH Guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension): certainty and uncertainty in decision-making]

KOLLER Ákos, TAKÁCS Johanna

[Clinical practice guidelines summarise the existing knowledge of a given medical field, helping healthcare professionals to make medical conscious medical decisions. Our present study aims to analyse the Arterial Hypertension (AH) Guideline issued by the ESC/ESH to determine what overall certainty it has for making effective decisions.]

Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

[May measurement month: analysis of the Hungarian results of years 2017 and 2019]

NEMCSIK János, PÁLL Dénes, JÁRAI Zoltán

[Cardiovascular (CV) diseases are not only the leading causes of mortality in Hungary, but also the mortality rate is excessively high compared with the average of European Union, so screening programs identifying subjects with elevated blood pressure (BP) is of utmost importance. May Measurement Month (MMM) is an annual global initiative which began in 2017 aimed at raising awareness of high BP. Hungary, through the Hungarian Society of Hypertension has joined the campaign of MMM from the... tovább »

Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

[Hypertension-infertility. Can be any connection between them?]

KAPOCSI Judit

[Summary – Considering the pathomechanism, the risk factors, as well as the environmental and toxic effects, some associated illnesses, unhealthy life-style habits in the background of hypertension and infertility, significant overlapping can be found. The question arises; does play any role the hypertension in the development of infertility? In this article the author review the connection between the hypertension and infertility. ]

Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

[Lipid-lowering treatment in chronic kidney disease in light of new studies and recommendations]

MÁTYUS János

[Summary – Chronic kidney disease (CKD), which affects 10-14% of the population, dramatically increases the incidence and severity of cardiovascular (CV) disease, leading to death in the majority of patients before kidney replacement therapy. The current CV risk scorecards in CKD significantly underestimate the real risk and are therefore not applicable. For CV risk assessment it is recommended to use the combined GFR/proteinuria table also, which is used for CKD classification, was also... tovább »

Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

[The treatment of patients with hypertension and HFpEF. The role of MRA (mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist), ARNI (angiotensin receptor blocker – neprilysin inhibitor), and the SGLT-2 inhibitors ( sodium-glucose-cotransporter-2 inhibitors)]

MASSZI Gabriella

[Summary – The prevalence of the symptomatic form of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) often causes therapeutic problem for physicians. Hypertension is one of the most frequent concomitant illness among many comorbidities. Therefore its treatment, care and monitoring needs special attention, as well. Newer therapeutic options will be reviewed in the light of the results of the studies concerning treatment of HFpEF and high blood pressure.]

Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

[Facts and misbeliefs regarding thiazides and thiazide-like diuretics]

BENCZÚR Béla

[Summary – Diuretics are listed in hypertension guidelines as part of first-line treatment options unvariably. A lot of discussion has been directed at side effect profiles and as a result, has created a perhaps disproportionate fear of the metabolic effects and potential increased risk of skin cancer that can be associated with diuretics. Data, however, show that the risk of a clinically meaningful change in laboratory parameters is very low, their carcinogenic potential is not fully proved,... tovább »

Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

[Membranous glomerulopathy: two cases]

BÓDI Brigitta, FEJES Réka, KARDOS Magdolna, DEÁK György

[Summary – Membranous glomerulopathy (MGP) is the most frequent cause of nephrotic syndrome in adults. It is classified as a primary autoimmune disease or secondary MGP due to malignancies, autoimmune diseases, infections or adverse drug reactions. Here we present two cases of MGP.]

Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021