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Secondary Hypertension

  • Fredric E. WondisfordEmail author
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Abstract

Compare primary (essential) and secondary hypertension; list the causes of secondary hypertension; understand the role of renin and aldosterone in the various causes of secondary hypertension.

Keywords

Secondary hypertension Renin Aldosterone Renal artery stenosis Primary hyperaldosteronism Syndrome of apparent mineralocorticoid excess Pheochromocytoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineRobert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolNew BrunswickUSA

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