Treatment of renal hypertension.

TitleTreatment of renal hypertension.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1975
AuthorsLosse H
JournalClin Nephrol
Date Published1975 Nov
KeywordsAdrenergic beta-Antagonists, Antihypertensive Agents, Diuretics, Humans, Hypertension, Renal, Kidney Diseases, Kidney Failure, Chronic, Middle Aged, Nephrectomy, Urologic Diseases

There are different types of renal hypertension: hypertension due to parenchymal renal disease, renovascular hypertension, hypertension due to urological disease, hypertension of endstage renal disease. Treatment has to consider-above all-the possibility of specific, medical or surgical procedures that may cause the underlying condition. If the underlying disease is not amenable to specific therapy, symptomatic medical treatment to lower blood pressure is indicated: besides control of sodium-intake and body weight antihypertensive drugs are generally indicated. We use them, alone or in combination, in the following line of order: diuretics, beta-adrenergic blockers, dihydralazine, reserpine, clonidine, alpha-methyldopa, guanethidine.

Alternate JournalClin. Nephrol.
PubMed ID167