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Revista Cubana de Medicina

versión impresa ISSN 0034-7523versión On-line ISSN 1561-302X

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LEON ALVAREZ, Jorge Luis  y  PEREZ CABALLERO, Manuel Delfín. Experience gained in the treatment of patients at the specialized completed hypertension service. Rev cubana med [online]. 2009, vol.48, n.4, pp.182-192. ISSN 0034-7523.

Results from arterial hypertension specialized consultation complicated in the "Hermanos Ameijeiras" Surgical Clinical Hospital during the 2008 year were showed. Authors assessed 69 patients in whom a health care protocol was applied for consultation. Risk profile of each patient was assessed, as well as the impact on target organs. Cardiovascular impact was the more frequent founded for a 92.7 %. Cardiovascular risk was stratified in study patients being high or higher in the 85.5 %. Treatment was modified according to assessment performed and it was necessary to use 3 drugs or more in 56% of patients to achieve the arterial pressure control. The more used antihypertensive drugs were the thiazide diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, and the anticalcic ones. Application of health care protocol designed for consultation was a very useful means in assessment, cardiovascular risk stratification, and in control and follow-up of these patients.

Palabras clave : High blood pressure; target organs lesion; antihypertensive drugs.

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