Does angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism affect blood pressure? Findings after 6 years of follow-up in healthy subjects.

@article{Pasquale2004DoesAE,
  title={Does angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism affect blood pressure? Findings after 6 years of follow-up in healthy subjects.},
  author={Pietro di Pasquale and S. Cannizzaro and Salvatore Paterna},
  journal={European journal of heart failure},
  year={2004},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={
          11-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND There has been an increase in research into the association between angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene deletion polymorphism and cardiovascular disease, with conflicting results. The present prospective long-term study was conducted to evaluate whether the DD genotype could also be associated with a higher prevalence of hypertension in healthy subjects, over 6 years of follow-up. METHODS POPULATION 684 healthy volunteers (aged, 25-55 years): normotensive and free of… CONTINUE READING
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