November 2011 - Volume 29 - Issue 11 : Journal of Hypertension

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November 2011 - Volume 29 - Issue 11
pp: 2049-2281


Blood pressure measurement

Pathophysiological aspects

Renin-angiotensin system

Urinary renin, but not angiotensinogen or aldosterone, reflects the renal renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system activity and the efficacy of renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system blockade in the kidney

van den Heuvel, Mieke; Batenburg, Wendy W.; Jainandunsing, Sjaam; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(11):2147-2155, November 2011.

Sympathetic system

Blood vessels

Algorithms to measure carotid intima–media thickness in trials: a comparison of reproducibility, rate of progression and treatment effect

Dogan, Soner; Plantinga, Yvonne; Crouse, John R. III; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(11):2181-2193, November 2011.

Continuing smoking between adolescence and young adulthood is associated with higher arterial stiffness in young adults: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts Project

van de Laar, Roel J.J.; Stehouwer, Coen D.A.; Boreham, Colin A.; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(11):2201-2209, November 2011.


Therapeutic effects of postischemic treatment with hypotensive doses of an angiotensin II receptor blocker on transient focal cerebral ischemia

Fu, Hua; Hosomi, Naohisa; Pelisch, Nicolas; More

Journal of Hypertension. 29(11):2210-2219, November 2011.



Therapeutic aspects