Resistant Hypertension

Resistant Hypertension

Resistant Hypertension

According to the American Heart Association, resistant hypertension is a common clinical problem that many patients, clinicians and specialists face. In this podcast, Dr. Keith Benzuly will discuss how hypertension, or high blood pressure, is common and is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease. He also will explain how hypertension can sometimes be difficult to control with medication. Learn more about a promising new therapy to treat resistant hypertension that is under investigation at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Keith Benzuly, MD, is a cardiologist on the medical staff at Northwestern Memorial and associate professor, Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Recorded 7/31/2012