Thomas Kahan

Thomas Kahan


Danderyd University Hospital, Danderyd, SE


Dr Thomas Kahan is Senior consultant in cardiolgy at the Department of cardiology, Danderyd University Hospital

Dr Kahan is on the Editorial Board of European Cardiology Review.

Research Interests

  • Neurohormonal control of blood pressure and cardiac function in man. Specifically, we study how the sympatho-adrenal mechanisms and the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system influence structure and function in the heart, vessels, and endothelial function in hypertension and in heart failure.
  • The interactions between heart and kidney in the development of atherosclerotic disease (the cardiorenal syndrome).
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment and prevention.
  • Gender aspects on cardiovascular disease.
  • Implication of guidelines, drug prescription patterns and treatment persistence, and health economic aspects on cardiovascular disease.

Articles by Thomas Kahan

Guest Editorial: Challenges in Resistant Hypertension

Thomas Kahan,

Citation: European Cardiology Review 2016;11(1):18–9