Hypertension

​The Glostrup section of Dept. of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET has a longstanding tradition for hypertension research.

In primary hypertension the focus is on pathogenetic mechanisms, particularly the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. 
In secondary hypertension the focus is on renovascular hypertension and primary aldosteronism.



We are currently working with contrast free MR-techniques to measure perfusion and oxygenation ​in the renal cortex and medulla (in collaboration with Functional Imaging Unit).​

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