AASK

(redirected from African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension)
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AASKAfrican American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (clinical trial)
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AASKApartment Association of Seattle-King County (Washington)
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In the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK), individuals were randomized to treatment with an ACE inhibitor, a beta blocker or a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker.
I would like to point out that the rationale for A-HeFT, as well as the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension, for that matter, stems from the fact that black Americans represent a defined population with clear disparities in outcomes, whether we are speaking about heart failure (A-HeFT) or renal disease (AASK).
The African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) and the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) trials compared GFR estimation using the new regression equation with three time-honored methods of predicting GFR: 24-hour urine creatinine clearance, the Cock-croft-Gault formula, and 100 divided by serum creatinine.
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