April 2011 - Volume 29 - Issue 4 : Journal of Hypertension

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April 2011 - Volume 29 - Issue 4
pp: 623-819


Blood pressure measurement

Genetic aspects

Renin-angiotensin system

Prorenin induces vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and hypertrophy via epidermal growth factor receptor-mediated extracellular signal-regulated kinase and Akt activation pathway

Liu, Gang; Hitomi, Hirofumi; Hosomi, Naohisa; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(4):696-705, April 2011.

Pathophysiological aspects

Metabolic aspects and obesity


In preeclampsia endogenous cardiotonic steroids induce vascular fibrosis and impair relaxation of umbilical arteries

Nikitina, Elena R; Mikhailov, Anton V; Nikandrova, Ekaterina S; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(4):769-776, April 2011.



Markers of vascular disease in plasma from patients with chronic kidney disease identified by proteomic analysis

Schiffer, Eric; Liabeuf, Sophie; Lacroix, Chrystelle; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(4):783-790, April 2011.


Therapeutic aspects