AASK(redirected from African American Study of Kidney Disease & Hypertension)
AASKAfrican 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.
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AASKCardiology 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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