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Sodium Transport: Genetics and Hypertension

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: May 2000

Originally, to determine whether genetic alterations in pathways of sodium ion transport in the red blood cells of children could predict their risk of developing primary hypertension in adulthood. In 1992, the objective was to determine the genetic basis of interindividual variation in the risk of essential hypertension in the population at large using the Rochester Family Heart Study.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases

Study Type: Observational

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Study Start Date: April 1984
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 1996
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Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

No eligibility criteria

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Sing CF, Boerwinkle E: The Genetics of Blood Pressure Variability: An Overview. In: Proceedings, Children's Blood Pressure: The Eighty-Eighth Ross Conference on Pediatric Research. Ross Laboratories, 1984 Identifier: NCT00005166     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1040
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on November 25, 2014