Effect of rosuvastatin on cardiac structural indexes and kidney function in patients with essential hypertension
- 1SI «NSC «Institute of Cardiology named after ND Strazhesko» NAMS of Ukraine» Kyiv
- 2Government Institution «National science center «Institute of cardiology named after M.D. Strazhesko» of the National academy of medical sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv
Summary. In a study, which included 40 patients with essential hypertension, it was shown an improvement of the left ventricular structural indexes and kidney function by adding of rosuvastatin to a fixed dose combination of valsartan and amlodipine. It is confirmed by a greater reduction of the left ventricular mass index, an increase in glomerular filtration rate and reduction of the urinary albumin excretion while taking rosuvastatin in comparison with the control group.
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