• Citations Per Year
Learn More
OBJECTIVE To describe the characteristics and renal function of hypertensive patients at their first hospital admission in Sub-Saharan Africa. DESIGN Retrospective study of all hypertensive patients. SETTING Department of Cardiology and Internal Medicine of Yalgado Ouedraogo National Hospital in Burkina Faso, a country in Sub-Saharan Africa. PATIENTS(More)
OBJECTIVES The increased risk of renal disease due to high blood pressure observed in Black Americans would suggest ethnic factors are involved. We examined the clinical features of renal disease in patients hospitalized in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso for high blood pressure to determine the risk factors in this black population. METHODS From November 1988(More)
  • 1