The Role of the Immune System in the Pathogenesis of Hypertension

Author(s): Vincent W.S. Lee, Yiping Wang, David C.H. Harris

Journal Name: Current Hypertension Reviews

Volume 9 , Issue 1 , 2013

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The role of innate and adaptive immunity in the pathogenesis of hypertension has received increasing recognition over the past few years. This review will focus on recent developments in this emerging area. In particular, the role of macrophages and lymphocytes will be highlighted.

Keywords: Blood pressure, hypertension, immune cells, lymphocyte, macrophage, renal disease

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Year: 2013
Page: [76 - 84]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/1573402111309010011

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