TY - CHAP A1 - Natasa Honzikova A2 - Eva Zavodna ED1 - Madhu Khullar Y1 - 2012-03-09 PY - 2012 T1 - Is Low Baroreflex Sensitivity only a Consequence of Essential Hypertension or also a Factor Conditioning Its Development? N2 - This book, authored by renowned researchers in the field of Hypertension Research, details the state of the art knowledge in genetics, genomics and pathophysiology of Essential hypertension, specifically the genetic determinants of hypertension and role of gene variants in response to anti-hypertensive therapy. Two chapters describe mitochondrial mutations in Essential hypertension and in hypertension associated Left ventricular hypertrophy, one chapter reviews in detail the global gene expression in hypertension, and an up to date treatise on pathophysiology of resistant hypertension is detailed in another chapter. Other topics included in the book are end organ damage, baroreceptor sensitivity and role of music therapy in essential hypertension. BT - Genetics and Pathophysiology of Essential Hypertension SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/31095 DO - 10.5772/31095 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-18 ER -