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The Capabilities of Amlodipine/Lisinopril Single-Pill Combination in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Arterial Hypertension in a Middle-Aged Patient (Case Report)

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Arterial hypertension (AH) is one of the most significant modifiable risk factors that increase cardiovascular morbidity and mortality worldwide, including Russia. The complex of structural and functional changes in the heart that occurs during AH consists not only in the formation of left ventricular (LV) myocardial hypertrophy, but also in the myocardial stiffness increasing due to collagen formation and cardiomyocytes apoptosis. These abnormalities are substrate for diastolic function disturbances, electrical myocardial instability and ischemia. The article provides a clinical case of amlodipine/lisinopril single-pill combination (A/L SPC) use in real clinical practice in a patient with stage II grade 2 newly diagnosed AH and its effect on blood pressure and echocardiographic myocardial fibrosis markers, including speckle tracking parameters The high antihypertensive efficacy of A/L SPC, a favorable effect on blood pressure circadian rhythm, as well as pronounced target-organ protective properties, in particular the ability to reduce LV and left atrial stiffness, were demonstrated. So, we conclude that A/L SPC improve the elastic properties of the left heart.

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A. I. Kochetkov
Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education
Russian Federation

Alexey I. Kochetkov – MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Chair of Therapy and Polymorbid Pathology

Barrikadnaya ul. 2/1, Moscow, 125993

M. V. Lopukhina
E.O. Mukhin Municipal Clinical Hospital
Russian Federation

Mariya V. Lopukhina – MD, PhD, Head of Department of Functional Diagnostics

Federativnii pr. 17, Moscow, 111399

E. A. Kotaeva
S.P. Botkin Municipal Clinical Hospital
Russian Federation

Elena A. Kotaeva – MD, PhD, Head of Cardiology Department №5

Vtoroi Botkinskii pr. 5, Moscow, 125284

A. A. Kirichenko
Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education
Russian Federation

Andrey A. Kirichenko – MD, PhD, Professor, Chair of Therapy and Polymorbid Pathology

Barrikadnaya ul. 2/1, Moscow, 125993

O. D. Ostroumova
Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education; I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University)
Russian Federation

Olga D. Ostroumova – MD, PhD, Professor, Head of Chair of Therapy and Polymorbid Pathology, Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education; Professor, Chair of Clinical Pharmacology and Propaedeutics of Internal Medicine, Sechenov University

Barrikadnaya ul. 2/1, Moscow, 125993, 

Trubetskaya ul. 8-2, Moscow, 119991


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Kochetkov A.I., Lopukhina M.V., Kotaeva E.A., Kirichenko A.A., Ostroumova O.D. The Capabilities of Amlodipine/Lisinopril Single-Pill Combination in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Arterial Hypertension in a Middle-Aged Patient (Case Report). Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiology. 2020;16(2):221-230. (In Russ.)

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