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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2017, Vol. 3 Issue 4, Part A

A study on the correlation of ABO blood group system and hypertension

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Heena Sadiq, Dr. Rubeena Anjum, Dr. Shahid Masood Shaikh, Dr. Saleeta Mushtaq, Dr. Monika Negi and Dr. Pooja Kasana
ABSTRACT:A well-known health problem hypertension have no clear symptoms show a strong correlation with risk factors like stress, age, high salt intake etc. It is defined as the sustained elevation of systemic arterial pressure to a level that places the patient at the increased risk for target organ damage. According to the most accepted classification systemic arterial pressure more than 140/90 mm Hg should be considered hypertensive and should undergo some treatment. This present study was performed to assess association between ABO blood group and hypertension.
Material & Method: A study was carried out on 100 patients during a period of one year. All the hypertensive patients were measured for ABO blood group system.
Result: Hypertension was seen most prominent in blood group B in our study.
Conclusion: The blood group B was more susceptible to hypertension.
Pages: 38-41  |  857 Views  20 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Heena Sadiq, Dr. Rubeena Anjum, Dr. Shahid Masood Shaikh, Dr. Saleeta Mushtaq, Dr. Monika Negi and Dr. Pooja Kasana. A study on the correlation of ABO blood group system and hypertension. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2017; 3(4): 38-41.
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