Hypertension (High BP)

Kumud P Mehta
Hypertension (High BP) - Investigations
Investigations in a case of hypertension should start with urine examination, urine culture, renal function tests, and ultrasonography of kidneys because 80 - 85% cases are due to renal diseases. Special tests like tests for SLE, hormonal assay to rule out endocrinal causes, radionucleide studies, doppler studies and renal angiography/aortography to rule out adrenal, renovascular causes are invasive and expensive and should be done after common causes are ruled out.

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