oa South African Family Practice - Is there a difference between an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and an angiotensin-specific receptor blocker for the treatment of hypertension? : review



The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) and angiotensin II, in particular, play a central role and have been implicated in the spectrum of cardiovascular disease (CVD), beginning with hypertension, diabetes mellitus, atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction (MI), strokes and heart failure.


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