Prevalence of Microalbuminuria in Hypertension Patients and Its Correlation with the Severity of Hypertension and End Organ Damage
Author(s): Papaiah Nirmal Pudota and R Vedamanickam*
To detect the prevalence of Microalbuminuria in Hypertensive patients Correlation between Microalbuminuria and age, gender in Essential hypertensive patients Relationship between microalbuminuria and increasing age in hypertensive patients To Substantiate the Involvement of Various Organ systems in these patients and Study relationship of Microalbuminuria with the severity of hypertension and Target organ damage The prevalence of Microalbuminuria is increased with the age of the patient, increases with the duration and severity of hypertension, increases in frequency in overweight individuals. Microalbuminuria correlates positively with the stage of hypertension. Increased frequency of Microalbuminuria is found to be present in stage 3 and stage 4, so increases with severity. And, positively correlates with the cardiovascular dysfunction.