Systolic hypertension, arterial stiffness, and vascular damage: role of the renin-angiotensin system.

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The field of hypertension is entering an exciting new era in which new concepts in basic and clinical science are being rapidly translated into new recommendations for clinical practice. It is now readily apparent that an age-related increase in stiffness of the walls of the large arteries causes the predominant hemodynamic characteristic of hypertension in… (More)

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@article{Izzo2000SystolicHA, title={Systolic hypertension, arterial stiffness, and vascular damage: role of the renin-angiotensin system.}, author={Joseph L. Izzo}, journal={Blood pressure monitoring}, year={2000}, volume={5 Suppl 2}, pages={S7-11} }