The Effectiveness of Patient-Oriented Correction of Adherence to Treatment in Patients with Arterial Hypertension and Comorbid Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

O. Voloshyna, T. Dychko, I. Lysyi, V. Zbitneva Odessa National Medical University Introduction. For today, the treatment of patients with comorbid pathology arterial hypertension (AH) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) remains insufficiently effective. The reason for this may be not only mutually aggravating course of these diseases, but also violations of adherence to antihypertensive Read More …

Features of the High Blood Pressure Daily Monitoring Indices in Patients with Different Degree of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Activity

U. Abrahamovych Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. According to the information from literary sources, in 12.0-49.0 % of the patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) there is arterial hypertension (AH). According to the Framingham study, increased blood pressure (BP) leads to an increase in cardiovascular morbidity by 4-5 times compared with the general Read More …

Modern Advances and Evidence Аccording to the Results of the European Congress of Cardiologists in Amsterdam (30.08–04.09.2013)

A. Faynyk, M. Faynyk Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. According to the President of the European Congress of Cardiologists (European Society of Cardiology, ESC) Professor Panos Vardasa, despite the progress of medicine, the diseases of cardiovascular system is now the number one killer of the population of Europe. Clinical trials based on the Read More …

Myocardial Hibernation in Patients with Arterial Hypertension and Ischemic Heart Disease as a Cause of Heart Failure

O. Barnett, Y. Kyyak, H. Kyyak, V. Kovalyshyn, D. Besh Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. Myocardial hibernation refers to “new ischemic syndromes,” which in recent years have increasingly attracted the attention of cardiologists and cardiac surgeons. Hibernation includes a number of adaptive responses: inhibition of metabolic processes to more complex and lengthy pathophysiological Read More …