Cardio- and nephroprotective effects of antihypertensive therapy in nonadherent hypertensive patients

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To evaluate the impact of various regimens of antihypertensive treatment on blood pressure and target organs in nonadherent hypertensive patients.


Over one year, low adherence to antihypertensive treatment was detected in approximately one fourth of hypertensive patients and was associated with lesser antihypertensive, cardio- and nephroprotective effects.

Key words

Arterial hypertension, antihypertensive therapy, nephroprotection, cardioprotection, ahderence.