Molecular Genetics of Hypertension
Human Molecular Genetics Series
Author: Dominiczak A. F.Language: Anglais
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Hypertension is a condition in humans which is characterized by persistently high arterial blood pressure (over 140/90 mm Hg). Affected individuals are at risk from heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. This important disease affects a huge number of people worldwide, and therefore the study of the disease is of vital clinical importance. Hypertension is a genetically determined disease, with many other contributing factors. Research has expanded rapidly in this area, particularly over the last decade, and there are continuing advances in our understanding of the disease.
* One of the first books to look at this important disease which affects many individuals worldwide
* Looks at the study and the applications of molecular genetic approaches to this important disease
* Aimed at a wide audience from the clinician involved in this field
* Provides information on new strategies and developments in this expanding area of research
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