Resistant Hypertension and Its Management

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Resistant hypertension is a common clinical challenge faced by many physicians and specialists. Older age and obesity being the most substantial risk factors, resistant hypertension is now affecting younger individuals too. Resistant hypertension is defined as blood pressure, which remains elevated despite concurrent use of any three antihypertensive drugs, one of which is diuretic. read more »»

Do you know why does hypertension does not respond to therapy? There are a lot of etiologies for this particular reason. About 13% of all individuals fall into this category and are at greater risk of adverse cardiovascular events, with more common reasons being secondary hypertension. Learn more about all these in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students are interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will be able to understand

  • Resistant hypertension
  • Risk factors
  • What is sub-optimal therapy?
  • Secondary causes of hypertension


Dr. Ch. Vasanth Kumar

MBBS, MD – General Medicine


Dr. Vasanth Kumar is a General Physician and Geriatrician in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. He has experience of 42 years in these fields. Dr. Vasanth Kumar practices at Apollo Sugar Clinic in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, and Apollo Hospitals in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 1977, and MD – General Medicine from Osmania University in 1981.

He is a member of the Hyderabad Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are Skin Tag Treatment, Skin Allergies, Gestational Diabetes Management, Stroke Treatment, and Insulin Free Treatment, etc.

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