Role of the renin-angiotensin system in age-related sarcopenia and diastolic dysfunction.

@article{Carter2008RoleOT,
  title={Role of the renin-angiotensin system in age-related sarcopenia and diastolic dysfunction.},
  author={Christy S. Carter and Leanne Groban},
  journal={Aging health},
  year={2008},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={37-46}
}
The purpose of this review is to describe how recent pharmacological and genetic studies have contributed to our understanding of the role of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) in age-related sarcopenia and diastolic dysfunction. Treatment strategies are limited in the context of both of these conditions, although interventions, which include blockade of… CONTINUE READING