Featured article: Smartphone /smartwatch-based cuffless blood pressure measurement: : a position paper from the Korean Society of Hypertension
In this paper, the Korean Society of Hypertension intends to remark the current results of smartphone / smartwatch-based BP measurement and recommend optimal BP measurement methods using a smartphone device, aiming to increase the likelihood of success in implementing these new technologies into improved hypertension awareness, diagnosis, and control.
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Featured article: Is the use of RAS inhibitors safe in the current era of COVID-19 pandemic?
Despite the theoretical concerns of increased ACE2 expression by Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone system (RAS) blockade, there is no evidence that RAS inhibitors are harmful during COVID-19 infection and have in fact been shown to be beneficial in animal studies. Therefore, it is recommended to maintain RAS blockade during the current corona virus pandemic.
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