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Hypertension management in chronic kidney diseases : an unachieved symphony.

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Summary of "Hypertension management in chronic kidney diseases : an unachieved symphony."

Arterial hypertension (HT) affects hundreds millions of people suffering from chronic kidney disease: it could be a cause or a consequence. HT can aggravate their prognosis and then lead to a very high cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. HT must be systematically screened and optimally taken care of. However, general practitioners actually lack unambiguous guidelines regarding patients with kidney diseases. This article underlines the necessity and modalities of a precise diagnosis, and aims to discuss the last studies supporting new and better therapeutic targets. The pathophysiological aspects of HT in chronic kidney diseases are also discussed.

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Name: Revue medicale suisse
ISSN: 1660-9379
Pages: 1629-1632

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Abnormal enlargement or swelling of a KIDNEY due to dilation of the KIDNEY CALICES and the KIDNEY PELVIS. It is often associated with obstruction of the URETER or chronic kidney diseases that prevents normal drainage of urine into the URINARY BLADDER.

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