Is cardiovascular remodeling in patients with essential hypertension related to more than high blood pressure? A LIFE substudy
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular
Apart from being associated with a high BP burden, cardiovascular remodeling was associated with high levels of circulating epinephrine, aldosterone, as well as angiotensin II, suggesting a beneficial effect above and beyond the effect of BP reduction when using antihypertensive agents blocking the receptors of these neurohormonal factors.