Gregory W. Rutecki, MD
Dr Rutecki is with the Cleveland Clinic National Consultation Service.
VEGFI-induced Hypertension: How to Manage This New Syndrome?
Hypertension has been observed in every trial of antiangiogenic cancer therapy. How should it be treated?
Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Bad Combination
Caution: Approach every patient with SLE as a “bundle of cardiovascular risks” greater than the sum of its parts
Quiz: Is Beta-blockade Safe in COPD Patients?
Beta-blockers may decrease FEV1 but have shown remarkable benefits in COPD patients. True or False?
What About Masked Hypertension?
T or F: It appears that masked hypertension is often the consequence of nocturnal blood pressure elevations.
Exercise-induced Hypertension: Benign or Predictive?
T or F: A delayed decline of SBP during exercise recovery predicts severe coronary artery disease. Try the rest of this exercise challenge.
White Coat Hypertension
Is it a transient, innocuous blip in blood pressure in the presence of an MD in clinic? Or, something quite different?
RA, Hypertension, and Vascular Disease: What's True?
Our author says it's best to assume that any patient with RA is a ticking vascular time bomb. Which statements support that?
How to Manage Hypertension in End-stage Renal Disease
Hypertension in dialysis patients is very common and often poorly controlled. Here, a short quiz for the cardiology community.
Hypertension Management Complicated by Hyperkalemia: What's your Rx?
Case-based quiz: Test your clinical judgement on optimal hypertension therapy for this complex patient at risk for hyperkalemia.
Beta-blockers Plus: A Fixed-dose Combination Quiz
Are fixed-dose antihypertensives here to stay? How does the newest combination work? Try this spot-check quiz.