Hypertension and Nephrology

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Hi Impact EP Registries and Clinical Trials

Gordon Tomaselli, MD and Mark Estes, MD

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JAHA Featured Articles - February 2017
02/07/2017 | Two new featured articles with editorials for February 2017 from JAHA.
Kidney International: Strict blood pressure control and APOL1 genotype
02/01/2017 | Strict blood pressure control associates with decreased mortality risk by APOL1 genotype

Council on Hypertension 2017 Scientific Sessions

Sept. 14-17, 2017
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
San Francisco, Calif.
 

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