Reference : Hypertension and the kidney
Scientific journals : Article
Human health sciences : Urology & nephrology
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/5609
Hypertension and the kidney
English
Krzesinski, Jean-Marie mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > > Néphrologie >]
Cohen, Eric P. mailto [Medical college of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - USA > > Division of Nephrology/Transplantation > >]
2006
Acta Clinica Belgica
Acta Clinica Belgica
62
1, Jan-Feb
5-14
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0001-5512
Gent
Belgique
[en] arterial hypertension ; chronic kidney disease ; antihypertensive treatment
[en] The kidney could be the cause of essential hypertension which can also cause renal disease. High blood pressure is also very common in chronic kidney disease, and is moreover a well-known risk factor for a faster progression of kidney failure. Hypertension and kidneys are thus closely linked. Hypertension must be aggressively treated in patients suffering from chronic kidney disease, with a blood pressure goal of less than 130/80 mmHg, even lower than 125/75 mmHg when proteinuria is over 1g/day, using optimal and effective antihypertensive drugs. Among them, the blockers of the renin-angiotensin axis offer nephroprotective but also cardioprotective properties beyond their effect on blood pressure.
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/5609
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