International Journal of Advanced Research in Medicine
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part B
Prevalence of microalbuminuria in patients with essential hypertension- A clinical study
Author(s): Dr. Vipin Goyal
Abstract:Background: The present study was conducted to record prevalence of Microalbuminuria in patients with essential hypertension.
Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 102 patients of diagnosed essential hypertension of both genders. Microalbuminuria was measured in all patients in a 24h urinary sample.
Results: Out of 102 patients, males were 62 and females were 40. Out of 102 patients, microalbuminuria was present in 40 patients. Maximum cases were seen in age group >70 years (20) followed by 6-70 years (14), 50-60 years (4) and 40-50 years (2).
Conclusion: Authors found the presence of microalbuminuria in a significant number of newly detected and untreated patients of essential hypertension.