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June 2011 - Volume 29 - Issue 6
pp: 1023-1241



Epidemiology


Blood pressure measurement


Comparison of central pressure estimates obtained from SphygmoCor, Omron HEM-9000AI and carotid applanation tonometry

Kips, Jan G; Schutte, Aletta E; Vermeersch, Sebastian J; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(6):1115-1120, June 2011.

Genetic aspects


Association between ADRA1A gene and the metabolic syndrome: candidate genes and functional counterpart in the PAMELA population

Grassi, Guido; Padmanabhan, Sandosh; Menni, Cristina; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(6):1121-1127, June 2011.

Endothelium


Blood vessels


Oxidative stress


Renin-angiotensin system


The cardiac (pro)renin receptor is primarily expressed in myocyte transverse tubules and is increased in experimental diabetic cardiomyopathy

Connelly, Kim A; Advani, Andrew; Kim, Sandra; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(6):1175-1184, June 2011.

Aldosterone


Multiple noncoding exons 1 of nuclear receptors NR4A family (nerve growth factor-induced clone B, Nur-related factor 1 and neuron-derived orphan receptor 1) and NR5A1 (steroidogenic factor 1) in human cardiovascular and adrenal tissues

Demura, Masashi; Wang, Fen; Yoneda, Takashi; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(6):1185-1195, June 2011.

Adrenal venous sampling is crucial before an adrenalectomy whatever the adrenal-nodule size on computed tomography

Sarlon-Bartoli, Gabrielle; Michel, Nicolas; Taieb, David; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(6):1196-1202, June 2011.

Heart


Lifestyle interventions


Cardiorespiratory fitness determines the reduction in blood pressure and insulin resistance during lifestyle intervention

Totsikas, Charisis; Röhm, Julian; Kantartzis, Konstantinos; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(6):1220-1227, June 2011.

Therapeutic aspects


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