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How does hypertension lead to renal failure?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: End organ

Damage due to high bp.

In brief: End organ

Damage due to high bp.
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Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Scarring

Uncontrolled hypertension scars the kidney.
This scarring damages the kidney and leads to renal failure.

In brief: Scarring

Uncontrolled hypertension scars the kidney.
This scarring damages the kidney and leads to renal failure.
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Dr. Kevin Griffiths
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