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December 2007 - Volume 25 - Issue 12
pp: 2361-2516,A1-A14,i-xi



Epidemiology


Reduction in estimated stroke risk associated with practice-based stroke-risk assessment and awareness in a large, representative population of hypertensive patients: results from the ForLife study in Italy

Volpe, Massimo; Rosei, Enrico Agabiti; Ambrosioni, Ettore; More

Journal of Hypertension. 25(12):2390-2397, December 2007.

Blood pressure measurements


Reproducibility of the circadian blood pressure pattern in 24-h versus 48-h recordings: the Spanish Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Registry

Rey, Raquel Hernández-del; Martin-Baranera, Montserrat; Sobrino, Javier; More

Journal of Hypertension. 25(12):2406-2412, December 2007.

Genetic aspects


Endothelium


Endothelial dysfunction through genetic deletion or inhibition of the G protein-coupled receptor Mas: a new target to improve endothelial function

Peiró, Concepcion; Vallejo, Susana; Gembardt, Florian; More

Journal of Hypertension. 25(12):2421-2425, December 2007.

Pathophysiological aspects


Renin-angiotensin system


Prorenin is the endogenous agonist of the (pro)renin receptor. Binding kinetics of renin and prorenin in rat vascular smooth muscle cells overexpressing the human (pro)renin receptor

Batenburg, Wendy W; Krop, Manne; Garrelds, Ingrid M; More

Journal of Hypertension. 25(12):2441-2453, December 2007.

Atherosclerosis


Metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes


Kidney


Long-term nebivolol administration reduces renal fibrosis and prevents endothelial dysfunction in rats with hypertension induced by renal mass reduction

Pires, María J; Rodríguez-Peña, Ana B; Arévalo, Miguel; More

Journal of Hypertension. 25(12):2486-2496, December 2007.

Heart


Therapeutic aspects


Transient prehypertensive treatment in spontaneously hypertensive rats: a comparison of spironolactone and losartan regarding long-term blood pressure and target organ damage

Baumann, Marcus; Hermans, JJ Rob; Janssen, Ben JA; More

Journal of Hypertension. 25(12):2504-2511, December 2007.





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