International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 6, Issue 4 (2020)

A review on RAAS inhibitors may improve prognosis in hypertensive patients with COVID-19


Dr. Khushbu Patel, Dr. Ketan Patel

Patient with hypertension and heart failure disease are at increased risk of severe corona virus disease 2019 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, while also causing acute myocardial injury and chronic damage to the cardiovascular system. Angiotensin converting enzyme – 2 is a membrane bound aminopeptidase which is play an important role in heart function, development of blood pressure and immune systems and also has been identified as functional receptor for SARS CoV-2. The debate is for clinical use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers in CVD and COVID-19 patients during the outbreak of novel corona virus.
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Dr. Khushbu Patel, Dr. Ketan Patel. A review on RAAS inhibitors may improve prognosis in hypertensive patients with COVID-19. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 6, Issue 4, 2020, Pages 71-73
International Journal of Medical and Health Research