Caroline M Wong

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Alterations in renal kallikrein excretion are well-described in hypertension, and kallikrein excretion may predict risk of developing hypertension, but kallikrein excretion has not been directly compared across several ethnic strata, nor have the effects of ethnicity, gender, environment, and genetic risk of hypertension been(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertension is a complex trait with an ill-defined genetic predisposition, in which renal mechanisms seem to be involved even at the early stages. Renal kallikrein excretion is diminished in patients with hypertension, and perhaps even in the early, prehypertensive phases of the syndrome. African Americans, a group at increased risk of(More)
OBJECTIVE Approximately 20% of patients admitted to hospital with drug overdose will require intensive care unit (ICU) admission. An understanding of the characteristics of these patients may assist with their management and identify those patients at risk of multiple hospital presentations due to drug overdose. Our aim was to examine the characteristics of(More)
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