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Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors as Antihypertensive Therapy

  • A. Steiner
  • D. Edmonds
  • P. Greminger
  • W. Vetter
Part of the International Yearbooks of Nephrology book series (IYNE, volume 1)

Abstract

Over the past ten years, angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors have become increasingly established in the therapy of hypertension and congestive heart failure. Worldwide experience to date with ACE inhibitors indicates that these agents are becoming one of the drugs of choice for large unselected hypertensive populations.

Keywords

Essential Hypertension Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor Plasma Renin Activity Renal Artery Stenosis Primary Aldosteronism 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Steiner
    • 1
  • D. Edmonds
    • 1
  • P. Greminger
    • 1
  • W. Vetter
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity HospitalZürichSwitzerland

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