AASK


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AASK

African American Study of Kidney Disease & Hypertension. A clinical trial comparing ramipril, amlodipine and metoprolol in preventing the progression of hypertensive renal disease in African Americans; interim analysis triggered early termination of the amlodipine arm because of worse outcomes compared to the other 2 arms.

AASK

Cardiology A clinical trial–African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension Pilot Study that studied the relationship between anti-hypertensive therapy and progression of renal disease See Hypertension.
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The AASK study compared outcomes between the two approaches to BP control in 1,094 black adults with mild to moderate hypertensive CKD but without marked proteinuria.
AASK is considered a landmark trial and is the first study with over 1,000 African Americans with hypertensive renal disease.
The ACE inhibitor ramipril (Hoechst's Altace) or the beta-blocker metoprolol (Astra's Toprol) significantly reduced the risk of kidney failure compared to the CCB amlodipine (Pfizer's Norvasc) in a group of patients who had at last one gram of protein in a 24-hour sample of urine upon entrance to the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK), an ongoing study that has enrolled 1100 patients at 21 US centers.
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The AASK study compared outcomes between the two approaches to blood pressure control in 1,094 black adults with mild to moderate hypertensive chronic kidney disease (defined as diastolic BP greater than 95 mm Hg and a glomerular filtration rate of 20-65 mL/min) but without marked proteinuria.
Mean weight and BSA for the MDRD study population were 79.6 (16.8) kg and 1.91 (0.23) [m.sup.2], respectively (16); for the MDRD African American study population, 84.1 kg and 1.96 [m.sup.2] (31 ); for the African-American Study of Kidney disease and hypertension (AASK), 90.2 kg and 2.02 [m.sup.2] (31 ); and for our study, 69.5 (13.8) kg and 1.76 (0.17) [m.sup.2] .