Journal Article

The kidney in arterial hypertension

Luis M. Ruilope and Jose L. Rodicio

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

Published on behalf of European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Assoc

Volume 16, issue suppl_1, pages 50-52
Published in print May 2001 | ISSN: 0931-0509
Published online May 2001 | e-ISSN: 1460-2385 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/16.suppl_1.50
The kidney in arterial hypertension

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The kidney facilitates the development of arterial hypertension and suffers its consequences. Once renal damage is clinically manifested, a clear increase in cardiovascular risk appears. The coincidence of renal and cardiovascular damage strengthens the need for therapies attempting the simultaneous protection of both the kidney and the cardiovascular system.

Keywords: chronic renal failure; essential hypertension; microalbuminuria; proteinuria; renal function

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Subjects: Nephrology

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