African Americans, hypertension and the renin angiotensin system.


African Americans have exceptionally high rates of hypertension and hypertension related complications. It is commonly reported that the blood pressure lowering efficacy of renin angiotensin system (RAS) inhibitors is attenuated in African Americans due to a greater likelihood of having a low renin profile. Therefore these agents are often not recommended… (More)
DOI: 10.4330/wjc.v6.i9.878


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@article{Williams2014AfricanAH, title={African Americans, hypertension and the renin angiotensin system.}, author={Sandra F Williams and Susanne B. Nicholas and Nosratola D. Vaziri and Keith C. Norris}, journal={World journal of cardiology}, year={2014}, volume={6 9}, pages={878-89} }