A hypertonia kezelése krónikus obstruktív légúti betegség társulásakor: A nebivolol jelentosége

Translated title of the contribution: Antihypertensive therapy in patients with copd - The significance of nebivolol

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The occurrence of hypertension associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is increasing. Recognising COPD is important in order to choose the appropriate antihypertensive drugs. Antihypertensive drugs that can be used to treat patients with hypertension and COPD include diuretics, ACE-inhibitors, angiotensine receptor blockers (AT1 receptor antagonists) and calcium antagonists, as well as cardioselective beta blockers, as these drugs decrease total and cardiovascular mortality. Of these agents, the importance of the most cardioselective one, nebivolol should be stressed, as this drug has no clinically significant effect on parameters of respiratory function, and, through its additional effects (namely by increasing the synthesis of NO), it has a beneficial effect on COPD-related deterioration of respiratory functions, haemodynamic alterations (cor pulmonale) and local factors that participate in the respiratory inflammation and endothelial dysfunction.

Translated title of the contributionAntihypertensive therapy in patients with copd - The significance of nebivolol
Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)699-703
Number of pages5
JournalLege Artis Medicinae
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2011

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