Hypertension

Our specialist hypertension and cardiovascular risk clinic is led by a Consultant Physician and supported by a Diabetes and Vascular Nurse Specialist.

This clinic is run on a weekly basis and offers the following services:

  • The assessment and management of patients with ‘difficult’ or resistant hypertension
  • Investigation of secondary hypertension (eg. renovacular disease, endocrine hypertension)
  • Detailed cardiovascular risk stratification and assessment of target organ damage
  • Assessment and management of lipid disorders
  • Non-invasive assessment of arterial stiffness and central aortic pressure
  • Close collaboration with the Exeter renal unit
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