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Why is hypertension a factor in causing chronic renal failure?
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Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Scarring
Hypertension is one of the leading causes of kidney failure.
Hypertension causes scarring in the kidney which leads to decreased function.

In brief: Scarring
Hypertension is one of the leading causes of kidney failure.
Hypertension causes scarring in the kidney which leads to decreased function.
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
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Dr. Mary Callahan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: HTN and CRF
Renal failure is one of several complications of longstanding hypertension which has not been adequately treated.
It does this by damaging the kidneys so that they don't function properly. Once renal failure has occurred it may not be reversible, but strict control of blood pressure can slow the progression.

In brief: HTN and CRF
Renal failure is one of several complications of longstanding hypertension which has not been adequately treated.
It does this by damaging the kidneys so that they don't function properly. Once renal failure has occurred it may not be reversible, but strict control of blood pressure can slow the progression.
Dr. Mary Callahan
Dr. Mary Callahan
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