Lessons from Africa: the importance of measuring plasma renin and aldosterone in resistant hypertension

Can J Cardiol. 2012 May;28(3):254-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2011.11.010. Epub 2012 Jan 29.
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Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Editorial
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Africa
  • African Americans*
  • Aldosterone / blood
  • Aldosterone / metabolism
  • Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use
  • Drug Resistance
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hyperaldosteronism / diagnosis
  • Hyperaldosteronism / drug therapy
  • Hyperaldosteronism / ethnology*
  • Hypertension / blood*
  • Hypertension / drug therapy
  • Hypertension / ethnology*
  • Male
  • Ontario
  • Renin / blood
  • Renin / metabolism
  • Renin-Angiotensin System / drug effects*
  • Renin-Angiotensin System / physiology
  • Risk Assessment
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Aldosterone
  • Renin