Suggested Readings by Faculty


Prof. Enrico Agabiti Rosei

1. Assessment of Preclinical Organ Damage in Hypertension

2. Microvascular structure as a prognostically relevant endpoint

3. Noninvasive cardiovascular imaging for evaluating subclinical target organ damage in hypertensive patients


Prof. Michel Azizi

1. Drug induced hypertension -An unappreciated cause of secondary hypertension -main(1)

2. Adherence in Hypertension

3. Redfining diuretcis use in hypertension-why select a thiazide-like diuretic(8)

4. Drug adherence in hypertension-from methodological issues to cardiovascular outcomes(10)

5. Secondary arterial hypertension-when,who,and how to screen(1)

6. Resistant hypertension-what the cardiologist needs to know(1)

7. Resistant hypertension-what the cardiologist needs to know(2)

8. Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists


Prof. Claudio Borghi

1. The Epidemiology of Blood Pressure and Its Worldwide Management

2. Achievement of treatment goals for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in clinical practice across Europe-the EURIKA study

3. Hypertension in developing countries

4. Hypertension—A Public Health Challenge of Global Proportions

5. Hypertension in Women Recent Advances and Lingering Questions

6. The state of hypertension care in 44 low-income and middle-income countries – a cross-sectional study of nationally representative individual-level data from 1.1 million adults

7. Long term trend in awareness and treatemnt and control of BP across the world-Appendix-lancet 2019

8. Long-term and recent trends inhypertension awareness, treatment, and control in 12 high-income countries – an analysis of 123 nationally representative surveys


Prof. Jana Brguljan

1. Perioperative management of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and or angiotensin receptor blockers

2. Preoperative Hypertension


Prof. Renata Cifková

1. Aspirin versus Placebo in Pregnancies at High Risk for Preterm Preeclampsia

2. Author Queries

3. Predictive Value of the sFlt-1_PlGF Ratio in Women with Suspected Preeclampsia


Prof. Antonio Coca

1. High blood pressure, alzheimer disease and antihypertensive treatment

2. Blood pressure and cognitive performances in middle-aged adults

3. Effects of antihypertensive treatment on cognitive decline

4. Can the Treatment of Hypertension in the Middle-Aged Prevent Dementia in the Elderly


Prof. Anna Dominiczak

1. 535 new loci associated with blood pressure traits

2. Recent Findings in the Genetics of Blood Pressure-How to Apply in Practice or is a Moonshot Required


Prof. Michael Doumas

1. 2018 ESC:ESH Guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension

2. Lifetime Risks of Cardiovascular Disease

3. Utility of Nontraditional Risk Markers in Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Diesease Risk Assessment

4. Risk Assessment for Cardiovascular Disease With Nontraditional Risk Factors US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement


Prof. Guido Grassi

1. The Sympathetic Nervous System Alterartions in Human Hypertension

2. Sympathetic Nerve Traffic Activation in Essential Hypertension and Its Correlates

3. Hypertension


Prof. Harris Grassos

1. Environmental Factors and Hypertension_link

2. Air Pollution And Arterial Hypertension. A New Risk Factor Is In the Air


Prof. Bojan Jelakovic

1. Intensive Blood-Pressure Control in Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease

2. Effects of Intensive BP Control in CKD

3. EBRP Position Statement

4. Reconciling Results From ACCORD BP and SPRINT

5. Arterial Stiffness in Balkan Endemic Nephropathy, an Environmental Form of Aristolochic Acid Nephropathy

6. Balkan Endemic Nephropathy and the Causative Role of Aristolochic Acid

7. Consensus statement on screening, diagnosis, classification and treatment of Endemic – Balkan – nephropathy

8. Aristolochic acid and the etiology of endemic – Balkan – nephropathy


Prof. Andrjez Januszewicz

1. Primary Aldosteronism and Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Is This A Bidirectional Relationship?

2. Cardiovascular Risk in Primary Hyperaldosteronism

3. How to Escape from Primary Aldosteronism? News and Views on an Adrenal Disorder of Salt Retention

4. The Clinical Phenotype of SDHC-Associated Hereditary Paraganglioma Syndrome (PGL3)


Dr. Alex Kasiakogias

1. Prevalence and management of systemic HTN in athletes

2. Athletes with Systemic Hypertension

3. Recommendations for competitive sports in arterial hypertension


Prof. Sverre Kjeldsen

1. Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension study LIFE

2. Randomised trial of effects of calcium antagonists compared with diuretics and B-blockers on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertns-NORDIL study

3. Outcomes in hypertensive patients at high cardiovascular risk treated with regimens based on valsartan or amlodipine-Value trial


Prof. Vasilios Kotsis

1. Incident Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Masked Hypertension

2. Masked hypertension-understanding its complexity

3. Target Organ Damage in White Coat Hypertension and Masked Hypertension


Prof. Reinhold Kreutz

1. Renin angiotensin in aldosterone inhibition in the treatment of cardiovascular disease

2. Strong and Sustained Antihypertensitve Effect of Small Interfering RNA Targeting Liver Angiotensinogen


Prof. Stéphane Laurent

1. The Structural Factor of Hypertension-Large and Small Artery Alterations

2. Concentp of Extremes in Vacular Aging-From Early Vascular Aging to Supernormal Vascular Aging


Prof. Dragan Lovic

Suggested readings – Lovic


Prof. Empar Lurbe

1. 2016 European Society of Hypertension guidelines for the management of high blood pressure in children and adolescents

2. Insights and implications of new blood pressure guidelines in children and adolescents


Prof. Giuseppe Mancia

Suggested readings – Mancia


Prof. Efstathios Manios

1. Rapid Blood-Pressure Lowering in Patients with Acute Intearcerebral Hemorrhage

2. Intensive blood pressure lowering in patients with ICH

3. Blood Pressure Reduction and Secondary Stroke Prevention

4. Blood Pressure in Acute Ischemic Stroke

5. Intensive Blood-Pressure Lowering in Patients with Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage


Prof. Athanasios Manolis

Suggested readings – Manolis


Prof. Maria Lorenza Muiesan

1. An update on hypertensive emergencies and urgencies

2. Acute blood pressure elevation-Therapeutic approach

3. ESC Council on hypertension position document on the management of hypertensive emergencies


Prof. Krzysztof Narkiewicz

1. The Pharmacological Treatment of Arterial Hypertension in Frail, Older Patients

2. Strategies for Achieving Healthy Aging

3. The association between blood pressure variability with dementia and cognitive function-a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol


Prof. Dimitris Papadopoulos

1. Agressive blood pressure control and stroke prevention-role of calcium channel blockers

2. Beta-blockers for hypertension-Review

3. Calcium Channel Blockers in ardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

4. Effects of blood pressure lowering on outcome incidence in hypertension


Prof. Gianfranco Parati

1. Obstructive sleep apnoea and cardiovascular disease

2. Autonomic cardiac regulation in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome-evidence from spontaneous baroreflex analysis during sleep

3. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment Improves Baroreflex Control of Heart Rate during Sleep in Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

4. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome as a cause of resistant hypertension

5. Position paper on the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension-Joint recommendations by the ESH, by the ERS and by the members of European COST ACTION B26

6. Sleep apnea-epidemiology, pathophysiology, and relation to cardiovascular risk


Prof. Alexandre Persu

1. First international consensus on the diagnosis and management of FMD

2. When and How Should We Revascularize Patients With Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Stenosis

3. Renal Artery Stenosis in Patients with Resistant Hypertension- Stent It or Not


Prof. Athanasios Protogerou

1. Blood Pressure Response Under Chronic Antihypertensive Drug Therapy

2. Vascular Endothelial Function and Hypertension-Insights and Directions

3. Aortic Stiffness, Blood Pressure Progression, and Incident Hypertension

4. Arterial Stiffness and Hypertension-Chicken or Egg

5. Arterial Stiffness and Incidence of Systolic Hypertension-The End to the Chicken-Egg Question

6. Arterial Stiffness as a Predictor of Clinical Hypertension


Prof. Josep Redon

1. Effect of Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure on Cardiovascular Outcomes

2. 2017 ACC:AHA:AAPA:ABC:ACPM:AGS:APhA:ASH:ASPC:NMA:PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults

3. Relationship between Clinic and Ambulatory Blood-Pressure Measurements and Mortality

4. Supplement to Flint AC, Conell C, Ren X, et al. Effect of systolic and diastolic blood pressure on cardiovascular outcomes

5. 2018 ESC-ESH Guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension


Prof. Pantelis Sarafidis

1. Diuretics in clinical Practice. Part1

2. Diuretics in clinical Practice. Part2

3. Diuretics for Hypertension-A Review and Update

4. Redefining diuretics use in hypertension-why select a thiazide-like diuretic

5. SGLT-2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists


Prof. Stella Stabouli

1. Cardiometabolic Health Among Adult Offspring of Hypertensive Pregnancies

2. Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy and Offspring Cardiac Structure


Prof. George Stergiou

Suggested readings – Stergiou