Hypertension-related renal injury: a major contributor to end-stage renal disease.

@article{Walker1993HypertensionrelatedRI,
  title={Hypertension-related renal injury: a major contributor to end-stage renal disease.},
  author={William G. Walker},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={1993},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={
          164-73
        }
}
The US Renal Data System Annual Report reveals that 57% of new cases and of end-stage renal disease are attributed to hypertensive nephropathy and diabetic nephropathy. Analyses of the data on serum creatinine from the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial confirms that one in 20 of the hypertensive men exhibits a rate of decline in renal function that equals or exceeds 3% per year, the rate of loss being greater in older men, black men, and men with higher baseline blood pressure. Effective… CONTINUE READING
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