The Renin-Angiotensin System (RAS)

What is the renin-angiotensin system (RAS), how does it influence blood pressure and what is its role in organ damage and disease? Watch the following video to review how RAS exerts its effect on the body and how the use of ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) and calcium channel blockers (CCBs) can counter the effects of hypertension.

The renin-angiotensin system and its role in organ damage. Discover how the RAS system functions and how a range of therapies can be used to regulate the RAS system and keep blood pressure under control in patients with hypertension.