Response to the captopril test is dependent on baseline renin profile Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Captopril
  • Hypertension, Renovascular
  • Renin

abstract

  • An exaggerated renin response to captopril challenge is common in patients with high-renin essential hypertension. Therefore, in a population with a low probability of renovascular hypertension, caution is recommended in interpreting a positive test result in patients with a high baseline renin.

publication date

  • January 1994

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8021469

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 173

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 12

number

  • 2