Sodium Transport: Genetics and Hypertension

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted : May 13, 2016
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Hypertension

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Study Type : Observational
Study Start Date : April 1984
Actual Study Completion Date : March 1996

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria

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
R01HL030428 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 26, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 13, 2016
Last Verified: May 2000

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Vascular Diseases