Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme and its Gene Polymorphism (I/D) in Essential Arterial Hypertension
BACKGROUND/AIM: Few studies were performed to examine the linkage between ACE gene I/D polymorphism and essential hypertension with conflicting results. Therefore, we carried out this study to determine if this polymorphism was associated with an altered risk of hypertension and its relation to serum ACE in a sector of Egyptian population. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Sixty-eight normotensive subjects and 66 hypertensive ... Read more