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Friday, 03 July 2015 14:04

Hypertension and kidney disease: The fault is not in our stars, but may be in our embryos

By  Barry Brenner
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This presentation was given by Barry Brenner, Distinguished Levine Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director Emeritus of the Renal Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, USA. It was presented at the World Congress of Nephrology 2015 in Cape Town as Plenary Session 3.


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  • Language: English
  • Contains Audio: Yes
  • Content Type: Presentations
  • Source: ISN
  • Event: WCN 2015
  • Year: 2015
  • Members Only: No
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  • Guest - Ivan Vucina MD

    I would like to ask to Dr Benner, what % of all Primary Hipertension, has reduced number of Nephrons.I knew , from others papers, that this % was arpund 30%
    I*ll appreciate his answer

    Thank you

    from Chile
  • Guest - Ivan Vucina MD

    According, to data given in this conference by Dr Barry Brenner,=Living kidney donnors, are going to have Hypertension always, after his Kidney donation? If they have normal population of Nephrons, after surgey, his number , are reduced suddenly in 50%

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