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Blood pressure and age-related GFR decline in the general population
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-02-28)
Background: <br> Hypertension is one of the most important causes of end-stage renal disease, but it is unclear whether elevated blood pressure (BP) also accelerates the gradual decline in the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) seen in the general population with increasing age. The reason may be that most studies have considered only baseline BP and not the effects of changes in BP, antihypertensive ...