Resistant hypertension

We can all reflect on our practice populations and identify readily a group whose blood pressure levels are a real challenge to control. Professor Vlado Perkovic, Renal Physician discusses the two major risk factors in calculating absolute cardiovascular, resistant hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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