Audit of antihypertensive treatment in patients with renal failure.

  title={Audit of antihypertensive treatment in patients with renal failure.},
  author={Vedat Schwenger and Eberhard Ritz},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={13 12},
BACKGROUND Recently, intensified antihypertensive treatment has been recommended for patients with proteinuric renal disease, and a target blood pressure of 125/75 mmHg has been proposed. METHODS In a retrospective crossectional study, all consecutive patients with renal disease and reduced GFR seen in the renal outpatient clinic Heidelberg during a specified time period were analysed. Physicians administered antihypertensive agents according to their clinical judgment aware of recent… CONTINUE READING


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