Treatment of young subjects at high familial risk of future hypertension with an angiotensin-receptor blocker.

@article{Skov2007TreatmentOY,
  title={Treatment of young subjects at high familial risk of future hypertension with an angiotensin-receptor blocker.},
  author={Karin Skov and Hans E Eiskjaer and Hans Erik Hansen and Jens Kristian Madsen and Stinne Kvist and Michael J. Mulvany},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={89-95}
}
UNLABELLED Offspring of hypertensive parents are at high risk of future hypertension and subsequent cardiovascular diseases. We investigated whether early treatment with an angiotensin-receptor blocker in young normotensive offspring of hypertensive parents persistently lowered blood pressure after treatment withdrawal, a possibility supported by animal studies. The study is an investigator-initiated, double-blind study of 110 healthy normotensive subjects aged 18 to 36 years where both parents… CONTINUE READING

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