Is cardiovascular remodeling in patients with essential hypertension related to more than high blood pressure? A LIFE substudy Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • September 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1067/mhj.2002.124863

PubMed ID

  • 12228792

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 530

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 144

number

  • 3