Hemodynamic and echocardiographic profiles in African American compared with White offspring of hypertensive parents: the HyperGEN study.


BACKGROUND Alterations in cardiovascular structure and function have been shown to precede the finding of elevated blood pressure. METHODS This study is part of the Hypertension Genetic Epidemiologic Network (HyperGEN) in which genetic and environmental determinants of hypertension were investigated in 5 geographical field centers. All nonhypertensive… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ajh/hpt178