[Combined blockade of the renin-angiotensin system].

  • M. Yaser Azizi
  • Published 1999 in Bulletin de l'Academie nationale de medecine

Abstract

Blockade of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) with angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACEI) inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARB) has become a major therapeutic tool. Due to internal counter-regulation, however, this system cannot be fully blocked by targeting only one of its components. Instead of increasing the doses of an ACEI, an ARB or a… (More)

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