Posttransplant Hypertension

  • David A. Laskow
  • John J. Curtis


The main cause of death in the general population is cardiovascular disease, for which hypertension is a significant risk factor. It is not surprising, therefore, to find that the principal cause of mortality in renal failure patients is cardiovascular disease and that cardiovascular deaths occur at a much earlier age than in the general population (1,2).


Renal Blood Flow Renal Artery Stenosis Chronic Rejection Renal Vascular Resistance Afferent Arteriole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David A. Laskow
    • 1
  • John J. Curtis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Alabama-BirminghamBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineUniversity of Alabama-BirminghamBirminghamUSA

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