Baseline characteristics of participants in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) Clinical Trial and Cohort Study.

@article{Sika2007BaselineCO,
  title={Baseline characteristics of participants in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) Clinical Trial and Cohort Study.},
  author={Mohammed Sika and Julia B. Lewis and Janice Douglas and Thomas P. Erlinger and Donna Dowie and Michael Lipkowitz and James Lash and Denise Cornish-Zirker and Gail M Peterson and Robert M Toto and John Walter Kusek and Lawrence J. Appel and Cynthia A Kendrick and Jennifer Youngblut Gassman},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={78-89, 89.e1}
}
BACKGROUND African Americans are at increased risk of kidney failure caused by hypertension. The primary objective of the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) Cohort Study is to identify risk factors for progressive kidney disease in African Americans with hypertensive chronic kidney disease in the setting of recommended antihypertensive therapy. STUDY DESIGN, SETTING, & PARTICIPANTS On completion of the AASK Trial, a randomized, double-blind, 3 x 2 factorial trial… CONTINUE READING

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