Sodium sensitivity of blood pressure.

  title={Sodium sensitivity of blood pressure.},
  author={Myron H. Weinberger},
  journal={Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension},
  volume={2 6},
A variety of techniques have been used by different investigators to characterize blood pressure responses to changes in sodium balance. Despite the arbitrary nature of the definition of salt sensitivity, many of these studies have demonstrated consistency in the factors associated with the heterogeneous responses to the methods used. This review surveys current approaches to the assessment of blood pressure responsivity to alterations in sodium and extracellular fluid balance in normotensive… CONTINUE READING

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