Roles of oxidative stress and antioxidant therapy in chronic kidney disease and hypertension.

@article{Vaziri2004RolesOO,
  title={Roles of oxidative stress and antioxidant therapy in chronic kidney disease and hypertension.},
  author={Nosratola D. Vaziri},
  journal={Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={93-9}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Oxidative stress is frequently associated with, and is partly involved in, the pathogenesis of chronic renal failure, hypertension and their complications. In the past few years, considerable progress has been made in deciphering the impact and the molecular mechanism of oxidative stress in these disorders. This article is intended to provide an overview of oxidative stress in hypertension and chronic renal failure. RECENT FINDINGS Recent studies have provided irrefutable… CONTINUE READING

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