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Hypertension in Cardiovascular and Kidney Disease

By Joshua Botdorf, Kunal Chaudhary and Adam Whaley-Connell

Abstract

The relationship between hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD) is bidirectional in nature and, generally, management strategies for cardiovascular risk reduction also attenuate progression of CKD. Prevalent hypertension increases with diminishing kidney function, and the management strategy changes with level of kidney function. In this review, we will examine the evidence for management of hypertension, as a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease in CKD, and the impact of this management on progression of CKD

Topics: Review
Publisher: S. Karger AG
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3169371
Provided by: PubMed Central
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