Dr. Oliver Zantis, Chief Physician of Cardiology and Internal Intensive Care, in the HELIOS Mariahilf Clinic Hamburg
Which therapies are available to treat high blood pressure?
Dr. Oliver Zantis:
Applies to all patients: The basis of each therapy is lifestyle modification. Subsequently, a drug therapy can be take place. If a patient is diagnosed with end-organ damage, blood pressure should be immediately restored to optimal values by means of medication. There is also a third treatment option: the renal artery stenosis treatment. In this manner, selected patients may be treated with a very difficult to treat hypertension.