Treatment of Hypertension in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease

Published: March 31, 2015

  • Serves as an update to the 2007 AHA scientific statement “Treatment of Hypertension in the Prevention and Management of Ischemic Heart Disease.”
  • Summarizes the published data relating to the treatment of hypertension in the prevention and management of coronary artery disease (CAD).
  • Focuses on the epidemiology of hypertension and its treatment in secondary prevention, specifically in the context of CAD.

Treatment of Hypertension in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Elliott Antman, MD, FAHA, president of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, announces the publication of a new statement on the Treatment of Hypertension in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease.