Genetic variations related to hypertension: a review

@article{Tanira2005GeneticVR,
  title={Genetic variations related to hypertension: a review},
  author={Musbah O. M. Tanira and K A Al Balushi},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={7-19}
}
Hypertension is a complex multifactorial disorder with genetic, environmental and demographic factors contributing to its prevalence. The genetic element contribution to blood pressure variation ranges from 30 to 50%. Therefore, identifying hypertension susceptibility genes will help understanding the pathophysiology of the disease. In addition to the potential impact of genomic information in selecting antihypertensive drug therapy, it may also help in recognizing those at risk of developing… CONTINUE READING
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