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November 1980

Effects of Captopril on Both Hypertension and ProteinuriaReport of a Case of Renovascular Hypertension Associated With Nephrotic Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Second Department of Internal Medicine (Drs Takeda, Morimoto, Uchida, and Sumitani), the Cancer Research Institute (Dr Kigoshi), and the Laboratory for Clinical Investigation (Dr Matsubara), Kanazawa University School of Medicine, Kanazawa City, Japan.

Arch Intern Med. 1980;140(11):1531-1533. doi:10.1001/archinte.1980.00330220079029

• In a case of renovascular hypertension associated with nephrotic syndrome, captopril showed a dramatic effect on massive proteinuria, probably due to the inhibition of proteinuriainducing action of angiotensin II.

(Arch Intern Med 140:1531-1533, 1980)