Context-Dependency of
Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone
System Genes in Relation to Left
Ventricular Structure

By Tatiana Kuznetsova
September 2004
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 9058673928
180 pages, Illustrated, 6 " x 9 "
$99.50 Paper Original


This is a Ph.D. dissertation. Contents include: Introduction, Maternal and paternal influences on left ventricular mass of offspring, Relation between left ventricular mass and the ACE D/I and CYP11B2 C-344T polymorphism, Antihypertensive treatment modulates the association between the D/I ACE gene polymorphism and left ventricular hypertrophy: a meta-analysis, Relationship between left ventricular mass and the ACE D/I polymorphism varies according to sodium intake, Context-dependency of the relation between left ventricular mass and AGT gene variants, Left ventricular mass in relation to genetic variation in angiotensin II receptors, rennin system genes, and sodium excretion, General discussion, Summary, List of publications.

Cardiology
Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia No. 318

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