End-stage renal disease: why aren't improvements in hypertension treatment reducing the risk?

@article{Jaimes1996EndstageRD,
  title={End-stage renal disease: why aren't improvements in hypertension treatment reducing the risk?},
  author={Edgar A. Jaimes and Jose Mar{\'i}a Galceran and Leopoldo Raij},
  journal={Current opinion in cardiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={471-6}
}
Although we have seen a decreased incidence of some of the complications of hypertension, such as myocardial infarction and stroke, the same cannot be said for end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The disparity brings up the question of why improvements in hypertension control apparently do not bring improvement in the incidence of ESRD. Some of the factors… CONTINUE READING