Fast Five Quiz: Renal Impairment From Hypertension

Michael Weber, MD


August 09, 2022

SBP is a strong, independent predictor of a decline in renal function in older persons with isolated systolic hypertension, per Fervenza and colleagues. Most cases of uncontrolled hypertension in the United States are owing to systolic hypertension in older adults.

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