Renoprotection of angiotensin receptor blockers: Beyond blood pressure lowering

Toshio Miyata, Charles van Ypersele de Strihou

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Abstract

To summarize, the discovery of unexpected benefits of ARBs and ACEIs, unrelated to BP lowering, suggests a new paradigm to understand the genesis and progression of renal disease in diabetic and perhaps other patients. Novel therapeutic strategies will, hopefully, ensue.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)846-849
Number of pages4
JournalNephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Apr 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Advanced glycation end products
  • Blood pressure
  • Chronic hypoxia
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Oxidative stress
  • PAI-1
  • Renin-angiotensin system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Transplantation

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