Hipertensión en la población afroamericana: breve examen de su epidemiología, patogénesis y terapia

Translated title of the contribution: Hypertension in the African American population: A succinct look at its epidemiology, pathogenesis, and therapy

Luis M. Ortega, Emad Sedki, Ali Nayer

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Abstract

Arterial hypertension is prevalent in the black population in the United States. It is directly related to cardiovascular and kidney damage. Its pathogenesis is complex and includes the high incidence of obesity, salt sensitivity and the activation of the renin-angiotensinaldosterone system. This complexity requires a therapeutic combination that includes changes in dietary habits and appropriate antihypertensive regimes. The International Society of Hypertension in Blacks recommends initiating dietary intervention for values of systolic/diastolic arterial blood pressure above 115/75 mmHg and maintaining arterial blood pressure below 135/85 mmHg using appropiate antihypertensive medication. The most adequate antihypertensive drug for this population has yet to be determined.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)139-145
Number of pages7
JournalNefrologia
Volume35
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2015

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African Americans
Antihypertensive Agents
Epidemiology
Hypertension
Arterial Pressure
Population
Feeding Behavior
Renin
Therapeutics
Obesity
Salts
Kidney
Incidence

Keywords

  • African American
  • Americans
  • Antihypertensives for African
  • Epidemiology of hypertension
  • Hypertension
  • Pathogenesis of hypertension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology

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Hipertensión en la población afroamericana : breve examen de su epidemiología, patogénesis y terapia. / Ortega, Luis M.; Sedki, Emad; Nayer, Ali.

In: Nefrologia, Vol. 35, No. 2, 01.03.2015, p. 139-145.

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Ortega, Luis M. ; Sedki, Emad ; Nayer, Ali. / Hipertensión en la población afroamericana : breve examen de su epidemiología, patogénesis y terapia. In: Nefrologia. 2015 ; Vol. 35, No. 2. pp. 139-145.
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