Routine renin-angiotensin system blockade in renal transplantation?

  title={Routine renin-angiotensin system blockade in renal transplantation?},
  author={Giuseppe Remuzzi and Norberto Perico},
  journal={Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension},
  volume={11 1},
There is ample evidence to support the recommendation of renin-angiotensin system blockade therapy as the standard of care for strategies aimed at preserving renal function in chronic renal disease. Nevertheless, despite the well established antihypertensive effects of these drugs, the use of renin-angiotensin system blockers in renal transplantation has been quite limited so far, nephrologists being afraid of the possibility of inducing renal insufficiency in patients with a single kidney… CONTINUE READING

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