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Elevated blood pressure is not associated with accelerated glomerular filtration rate decline in the general non-diabetic middle-aged population
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-14)
Although hypertension is a risk factor for end-stage renal disease, this complication develops in only a minority of hypertensive patients. Whether non-malignant hypertension itself is sufficient to cause reduced glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is unclear. We investigated whether elevated blood pressure (BP) was associated with accelerated GFR decline in the general population. The study ...