Renin-angiotensin system as a potential therapeutic target in stroke and retinopathy: experimental and clinical evidence.

@article{Fouda2016ReninangiotensinSA,
  title={Renin-angiotensin system as a potential therapeutic target in stroke and retinopathy: experimental and clinical evidence.},
  author={Abdelrahman Y. Fouda and Sandeep Artham and Azza B El-Remessy and Susan C Fagan},
  journal={Clinical science},
  year={2016},
  volume={130 4},
  pages={221-38}
}
As our knowledge expands, it is now clear that the renin-angiotensin (Ang) system (RAS) mediates functions other than regulating blood pressure (BP). The RAS plays a central role in the pathophysiology of different neurovascular unit disorders including stroke and retinopathy. Moreover, the beneficial actions of RAS modulation in brain and retina have been… CONTINUE READING