Long-term preservation of renal function in hypertensive heart transplant recipients treated with enalapril and a diuretic.

Hypertension and progressive deterioration in renal function are commonly seen in heart transplant recipients treated for the long term with cyclosporine. Because angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors have been associated with amelioration of renal dysfunction in some patients with hypertension and preexisting mild-moderate kidney failure, we treated… (More)