Hypertension as a risk factor for progression of chronic renal disease.

@article{Epstein1994HypertensionAA,
  title={Hypertension as a risk factor for progression of chronic renal disease.},
  author={Murray Epstein},
  journal={Blood pressure. Supplement},
  year={1994},
  volume={1},
  pages={
          23-8
        }
}
The declining mortality due to coronary artery disease and stroke has been attributed in part to improved effectiveness and application of antihypertensive therapy, and successful identification and treatment of the population at risk. In striking contrast, end-stage renal disease (ESRD) attributed to hypertension has increased annually for the last decade and will probably worsen through the year 2000. Taken together, patients with diabetic nephropathy and those with hypertensive renal disease… CONTINUE READING