Acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin) test for the diagnosis pf renovascular hypertension

Gluszek, Jerzy; Posadzy-Malaczynska, Abnna
June 1997
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Jun97, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p171
Academic Journal
Determines whether the administration of acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin/ASA) differentiates patients with renovascular hypertension from those with essential hypertension. Decreased systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure after ASA injection; Sensitivity and specificity of the test; Decreased mean blood pressure in all patients with hypertension.


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