TITLE

PLASMA RENIN ACTIVITY AND VASCULAR DISEASE IN ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION

AUTHOR(S)
Mroczek, William J.; Davidov, Michael E.; Finnerty Jr., Frank A.; Catt, Kevin J.
PUB. DATE
February 1976
SOURCE
Angiology;Feb1976, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p91
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study on plasma renin activity in African American hypertensive patients. Citation of the association of low renin activity with lower levels of heart attacks and strokes; Elevation of the mean serum creatinine concentration in patients with high renin levels; Identification of age, sex and elevated blood pressure as risk factors for the development of myocardial infarction or cerebrovascular accidents.
ACCESSION #
16359248

 

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