Sodium reabsorption in the thick ascending limb in relation to blood pressure: a clinical perspective.

@article{Jung2011SodiumRI,
  title={Sodium reabsorption in the thick ascending limb in relation to blood pressure: a clinical perspective.},
  author={Jeesun Jung and D P Basile and Joseph H. Pratt},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2011},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={873-9}
}
Hypertension is the single most commonly treated chronic disease. Left untreated or undertreated, hypertension predisposes to heart disease, kidney failure, and stroke. In only half of those affected is blood pressure controlled.1 A clearer understanding of why certain individuals become hypertensive could lead to more specific and effective therapies. The… CONTINUE READING