Left ventricular structural characteristics in unilateral renovascular hypertension and primary aldosteronism.

To assess the importance of the renin-angiotensin system and plasma volume as determinants of hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy and its anatomy, patients with unilateral renovascular hypertension and primary aldosteronism were studied by echocardiography. Blood pressure, age and sex were matched as closely as possible. The 19 patients with… CONTINUE READING