Prehypertension: Is it relevant for nephrologists?

Norman M Kaplan

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Prehypertension has been proposed as the diagnosis for the presence of blood pressures >120/80 mmHg but <140/90 mmHg. It covers more than 60 million people in the United States and nephrologists will increasingly be involved with them. This review describes its relevance to nephrologists.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1381-1383
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Transplantation


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