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Evidence for no global effect of metabolic syndrome per se on early hypertensive sequelae.

Authors
  • Tsioufis, Costas
  • Tsiachris, Dimitris
  • Dimitriadis, Kyriakos
  • Chartzoulakis, George
  • Selima, Maria
  • Chatzis, Dimitris
  • Taxiarchou, Efstathios
  • Stefanadis, Christodoulos
  • Kallikazaros, Ioannis
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Hypertension
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2008
Volume
26
Issue
4
Pages
773–779
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e3282f430b0
PMID: 18327088
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

MS per se does not deteriorate cardiac adaptations and aortic stiffness beyond haemodynamic load in hypertension. The MS-related unfavourable effect is limited to the level of the glomerulus.

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