Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Is Not Involved in the Arterial Stiffening Induced by Acute and Prolonged Exposure to High Altitude

Hypertension

13 June Jun 2017 14 days ago
  • Agostoni P

This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was designed to explore the effects of exposure to very high altitude hypoxia on vascular wall properties and to clarify the role of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibition on these vascular changes.

Reference
Revera M, Salvi P, Faini A, Giuliano A, Gregorini F, Bilo G, Lombardi C, Mancia G, Agostoni P, Parati G. Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Is Not Involved in the Arterial Stiffening Induced by Acute and Prolonged Exposure to High Altitude. Hypertension 2017;70(1):75-84.

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