Targeting the immune system to treat hypertension: where are we?

@article{Gooch2014TargetingTI,
  title={Targeting the immune system to treat hypertension: where are we?},
  author={Jennifer L. Gooch and Avadhesh C. Sharma},
  journal={Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension},
  year={2014},
  volume={23},
  pages={473–479}
}
Purpose of reviewResearch over the past decade has significantly deepened our understanding of mechanisms that drive the development of hypertension. In particular, a novel paradigm of inflammation as a common mediator of cardiovascular and kidney disease has emerged. This review will summarize the role of the immune system in cardiovascular disease, explore some of the most promising new therapeutic directions and consider their potential as new treatments for hypertension. Recent… 

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