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Title: Jurnal Medical Aradean (Arad Medical Journal)
Abbreviated title: J. Med. Ar.
Publisher: "Vasile Goldis" University Press
Owner: Western University "Vasile Goldis" Arad, Romania
ISSN: 1224-3744
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MICROALBUMINURIA - MORE THAN A RENAL FUNCTION INDICATOR FOR HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS WITH ASSOCIATED CHRONIC DISEASES PDF Print E-mail
Written by Popa C., Puschita M.   
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Article Title: MICROALBUMINURIA - MORE THAN A RENAL FUNCTION INDICATOR FOR HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS WITH ASSOCIATED CHRONIC DISEASES
Authors: Popa Călin1, Puşchiţă Maria2
Affiliation: 1Histology department, Faculty of General Medicine, Pharmacy and Dental Medicine from „Vasile Goldis” Western University of Arad Medicine, Emergency County Hospital of Timisoara;
2Internal Medicine department, Faculty of General Medicine, Pharmacy and Dental Medicine from „Vasile Goldis” Western University of Arad Medicine, Emergency County Hospital of Arad.
Abstract: The main objective of our research was to determine if microalbuminuria can be alone a cardiovascular predictor and if it influenced by the treatment changes. It is known that microalbuminuria is specific for patients with diabetes mellitus and hypertension and it is measured to monitor the progression of kidney disease. Many scientists demonstrated that microalbuminuria levels indicates the age of the hypertensive disease and the effectiveness of treatment, and it can be reversible when it has low levels. When it is compared with a cardiovascular risk calculator based on the Framingham risk score chart, microalbuminuria indicates almost the same results.
Keywords: microalbuminuria, proteinuria, cardiovascular risk.
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