Posts Tagged ‘renin-angiotensin blockade’

November 28, 2013

Cardiovascular Death in Kidney Recipients Treated With Renin-Angiotensin System Blockers

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ACE-I inhibitors and ARBs are first-line treatment for patients with glomerular renal diseases, such as diabetes mellitus. Their role in transplantation is not as clear-cut, since the major renal histologic changes are primarily interstitial and vascular. Randomized controlled trials have not found a benefit in renal graft survival with RAS blockade but two small RCTs […]

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