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New Insights into the Pathogenesis of Essential Hypertension

Zbigniew Gaciong
Nadciśnienie tętnicze 2000;4(1):53-58.

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Vol 4, No 1 (2000)
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Published online: 2000-03-09

Abstract

Recent data help to explain the role of genetic and enviromental factors in pathogenesis of hypertension. Mutations in genes involved in tubular transport have been described which may predispose to abnormal sodium metabolism as well as the role of insulin and leptin in hypertension associated with obesity has been suggested.

Abstract

Recent data help to explain the role of genetic and enviromental factors in pathogenesis of hypertension. Mutations in genes involved in tubular transport have been described which may predispose to abnormal sodium metabolism as well as the role of insulin and leptin in hypertension associated with obesity has been suggested.
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Keywords

hypertension; sodium metabolism; genetic mutations; leptin; insulin

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Title

New Insights into the Pathogenesis of Essential Hypertension

Journal

Arterial Hypertension

Issue

Vol 4, No 1 (2000)

Pages

53-58

Published online

2000-03-09

Bibliographic record

Nadciśnienie tętnicze 2000;4(1):53-58.

Keywords

hypertension
sodium metabolism
genetic mutations
leptin
insulin

Authors

Zbigniew Gaciong

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