July 2008 - Volume 26 - Issue 7 : Journal of Hypertension

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July 2008 - Volume 26 - Issue 7
pp: 1271-1504


Blood pressure measurement

Short-term and long-term repeatability of the morning blood pressure in older patients with isolated systolic hypertension

Wizner, Barbara; Dechering, Dirk G; Thijs, Lutgarde; More

Journal of Hypertension. 26(7):1328-1335, July 2008.


Genetic aspects

Glutathione S-transferase variants and hypertension

Delles, Christian; Padmanabhan, Sandosh; Lee, Wai Kwong; More

Journal of Hypertension. 26(7):1343-1352, July 2008.

Neural control

Renin-angiotensin system

Pivotal role of angiotensin II receptor subtype 1A in the development of two-kidney, one-clip hypertension: study in angiotensin II receptor subtype 1A knockout mice

Cervenka, Ludek; Vanecková, Ivana; Husková, Zuzana; More

Journal of Hypertension. 26(7):1379-1389, July 2008.

Endocrine mechanisms


High-sugar diets increase cardiac dysfunction and mortality in hypertension compared to low-carbohydrate or high-starch diets

Sharma, Naveen; Okere, Isidore C; Barrows, Brian R; More

Journal of Hypertension. 26(7):1402-1410, July 2008.

Blood vessels

Age and gender related patterns in carotid-femoral PWV and carotid and femoral stiffness in a large healthy, middle-aged population

Vermeersch, Sebastian J; Rietzschel, Ernst R; De Buyzere, Marc L; More

Journal of Hypertension. 26(7):1411-1419, July 2008.



Therapeutic aspects

The PHARAO study: prevention of hypertension with the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor ramipril in patients with high-normal blood pressure – a prospective, randomized, controlled prevention trial of the German Hypertension League

Lüders, Stephan; Schrader, Joachim; Berger, Jürgen; More

Journal of Hypertension. 26(7):1487-1496, July 2008.