Professor of Medicine


MD - Univeristy of Buenos Aires

Arnold AC, Okamoto LE, Gamboa A, Black BK, Raj SR, Elijovich F, Robertson D, Shibao CA, Biaggioni I. Mineralocorticoid Receptor Activation Contributes to the Supine Hypertension of Autonomic Failure. Hypertension [print-electronic]. 2016 Feb; 67(2): 424-9. PMID: 26644241, PII: HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.06617, DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.06617, ISSN: 1524-4563. Available from:, 2016.

Laffer CL, Scott RC, Titze JM, Luft FC, Elijovich F. Hemodynamics and Salt-and-Water Balance Link Sodium Storage and Vascular Dysfunction in Salt-Sensitive Subjects. Hypertension [print-electronic]. 2016 Jul; 68(1): 195-203. PMID: 27160204, PMCID: PMC4900938, PII: HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.07289, DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.07289, ISSN: 1524-4563. Available from:, 2016.

Fudim M, Groom KL, Laffer CL, Netterville JL, Robertson D, Elijovich F. Effects of carotid body tumor resection on the blood pressure of essential hypertensive patients. J Am Soc Hypertens [print-electronic]. 2015 Jun; 9(6): 435-42. PMID: 26051925, PII: S1933-1711(15)00109-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.jash.2015.03.006, ISSN: 1878-7436. Available from:, 2015.

Elijovich F, Laffer CL. The issue of African ancestry in Caribbean Hispanics and salt sensitivity of blood pressure [letter]. J Am Soc Hypertens [print-electronic]. 2014 Jan; 8(1): 71. PMID: 23731653, PII: S1933-1711(13)00088-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.jash.2013.04.012, ISSN: 1878-7436. Available from:, 2014.

Fudim M, Ely EW, Laffer CL, Elijovich F. Diagnosis of pheochromocytoma on physical examination. Eur. Heart J [print-electronic]. 2014 Jul; 35(26): 1705. PMID: 24334718, PII: eht536, DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht536, ISSN: 1522-9645. Available from:, 2014.

Laffer CL, Elijovich F, Eckert GJ, Tu W, Pratt JH, Brown NJ. Genetic variation in CYP4A11 and blood pressure response to mineralocorticoid receptor antagonism or ENaC inhibition: an exploratory pilot study in African Americans. J Am Soc Hypertens [print-electronic]. 2014 Jul; 8(7): 475-80. PMID: 25064769, PMCID: PMC4115247, PII: S1933-1711(14)00546-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jash.2014.04.011, ISSN: 1878-7436. Available from:, 2014.

Elijovich F. Effect of a siRNA on the cost and quality of American medicine [letter]. Am. J. Med. 2014 Oct; 127(10): e29. PMID: 25311076, PII: S0002-9343(14)00562-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.06.021, ISSN: 1555-7162. Available from:, 2014.

Laffer CL, Elijovich F. Differential predictors of insulin resistance in nondiabetic salt-resistant and salt-sensitive subjects. Hypertension [print-electronic]. 2013 Mar; 61(3): 707-15. PMID: 23283360, PMCID: PMC3591466, PII: HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.00423, DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.00423, ISSN: 1524-4563. Available from:, 2013.

Elijovich F, Laffer C. Obesity, blood pressure, and cardiovascular outcomes [letter]. Lancet. 2013 Jun 6/8/2013; 381(9882): 1981. PMID: 23746890, PII: S0140-6736(13)61192-7, DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61192-7, ISSN: 1474-547X. Available from:, 2013.

Elijovich F, Laffer CL. A cautious view of the relationship between ambulatory blood pressure monitoring data and salt-sensitivity of blood pressure [letter]. J. Hypertens. 2013 Sep; 31(9): 1909. PMID: 24107666, PII: 00004872-201309000-00022, DOI: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e328363525f, ISSN: 1473-5598. Available from:, 2013.

Laffer CL, Elijovich F. Salt Sensitivity of Blood Pressure. In Robertson D, Biaggioni I, Burnstock G, Low PA, Paton JFR (eds) Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System (3rd Ed). Academic Press, Oxford UK. 2012., 2012.

Nichols J, Elijovich F, Laffer CL. Lack of validation of a same-day outpatient protocol for determination of salt sensitivity of blood pressure. Hypertension [print-electronic]. 2012 Feb; 59(2): 390-4. PMID: 22184320, PII: HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.185835, DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.185835, ISSN: 1524-4563. Available from:, 2012.

Elijovich F. Of sommeliers and wine drinkers [letter]. Arch. Intern. Med. 2012 Jul 7/23/2012; 172(14): 1111-2; author reply 1113. PMID: 22825066, PII: 1222584, DOI: 10.1001/archinternmed.2012.2057, ISSN: 1538-3679. Available from:, 2012.

Laffer CL, Elijovich F. A critical appraisal of the clinical effectiveness of a fixed combination of valsartan, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide in achieving blood pressure goals. Integr Blood Press Control [print-electronic]. 2011; 4: 1-5. PMID: 21949633, PMCID: PMC3172079, PII: ibpc-4-001, DOI: 10.2147/IBPC.S6562, ISSN: 1178-7104. Available from:, 2011.

Elijovich F, Laffer CL. Detrimental effects of dual ACEI-ARB therapy: is the (pro)renin receptor the culprit?. Kidney Int. 2011 Nov; 80(9): 911-4. PMID: 21997507, PII: ki2011264, DOI: 10.1038/ki.2011.264, ISSN: 1523-1755. Available from:, 2011.

Laffer CL, Elijovich F. Inflammation and therapy for hypertension. Curr. Hypertens. Rep. 2010 Aug; 12(4): 233-42. PMID: 20524088, DOI: 10.1007/s11906-010-0125-3, ISSN: 1534-3111. Available from:, 2010.

Elijovich F, Laffer CL. Acute stroke: lower blood pressure looks better and better [editorial]. Hypertension [print-electronic]. 2010 Nov; 56(5): 808-10. PMID: 20823376, PII: HYPERTENSIONAHA.110.159038, DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.110.159038, ISSN: 1524-4563. Available from:, 2010.

Elijovich F, Laffer C. A role for single-pill triple therapy in hypertension. Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis [print-electronic]. 2009 Jun; 3(3): 231-40. PMID: 19443512, PII: 1753944709334947, DOI: 10.1177/1753944709334947, ISSN: 1753-9447. Available from:, 2009.

Elijovich F, Laffer CL. Salt Sensitivity. In Izzo JL, Sica DA, Black HR (eds) Hypertension Primer(4th Ed): The Essentials of High Blood Pressure. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2008., 2008.

Laffer CL, Gainer JV, Waterman MR, Capdevila JH, Laniado-Schwartzman M, Nasjletti A, Brown NJ, Elijovich F. The T8590C polymorphism of CYP4A11 and 20-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid in essential hypertension. Hypertension [print-electronic]. 2008 Mar; 51(3): 767-72. PMID: 18227405, PMCID: PMC2365894, PII: HYPERTENSIONAHA.107.102921, DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.107.102921, ISSN: 1524-4563. Available from:, 2008.

Elijovich F, Laffer CL. The relationship between CYP4A11 and human hypertension [letter]. J. Hypertens. 2008 Aug; 26(8): 1712-4. PMID: 18622255, PII: 00004872-200808000-00034, DOI: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e3283000504, ISSN: 0263-6352. Available from:, 2008.

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