Renovascular hypertension and plasma renin activity

J. M. McDonald, J. H. Ladenson, T. James

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Two cases of suspected renovascular hypertension are presented. The discussion includes (a) the utility and proper interpretation of plasma renin activity (PRA) values in blood samples obtained from the renal veins, (b) the limited value of obtaining peripheral blood PRA measurements in such cases, and (c) the variables and problems in the analytical techniques for PRA.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-294
Number of pages6
JournalUnknown Journal
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979


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