Blood Pressure De-Regulation and Renal Function Are Main Determinants of COVID-19 Mortality

Originally published 9 Sep 2020 | Hypertension

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly contagious viral disease causing a Severe Acute Respiratory distress syndrome. In 392 consecutive COVID-19 patients hospitalized in IRCCS San Raffaele in Milan (age 67 years range 28-94, Sex M, 74,7%) from march 2 until 25 April 2020, renal function was monitored. History of Hypertension (HYP) was the main comorbidity factors (58 %) under drug medications in 86.1% (ACEi/ARB 56,5).

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