Investigation of oxidative stress markers in essential hypertension.

BACKGROUND The main goal of this study was to evaluate ischemia modified albumin (IMA), total antioxidant status (TAS), and total oxidant status (TOS) levels in treated essential hypertensive patients and to compare them with levels of normotensive subjects. METHODS In 45 hypertensive and 30 control subjects, serum levels of IMA were determined manually… CONTINUE READING