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Hypertension and Kidney Failure

Published Online: Saturday, February 1, 2003   [ Request Print ]

The latest African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) report (November 2002) indicates that ?once patients are controlled to [blood pressure] levels that prevent cardiovascular disease, then further reduction to prevent kidney disease progression is not necessary. Whether the patient?s blood pressure had been reduced to 128 over 78 mm Hg or to 141 over 85 mm Hg made no difference in loss of kidney function.

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