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Pulse pressure, arterial stiffening, and the efficacy of renin–angiotensin system inhibitor combinations

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  1. Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

    • Kalyani B. Sonawane
    •  & Ashish A. Deshmukh
  2. Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal Transplantation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

    • Mark S. Segal
  3. Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal Transplantation, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, FL, USA

    • Mark S. Segal

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The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

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Correspondence to Kalyani B. Sonawane.