Management of Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease

@inproceedings{Pugh2019ManagementOH,
  title={Management of Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease},
  author={Dan Pugh and Peter J. Gallacher and Neeraj Dhaun},
  booktitle={Drugs},
  year={2019}
}
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an increasingly prevalent condition globally and is strongly associated with incident cardiovascular disease (CVD). Hypertension is both a cause and effect of CKD and affects the vast majority of CKD patients. Control of hypertension is important in those with CKD as it leads to slowing of disease progression as well as reduced CVD risk. Existing guidelines do not offer a consensus on optimal blood pressure (BP) targets. Therefore, an understanding of the… CONTINUE READING
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