Endothelial Dysfunction in Hypertensives

An Uncertain Association
  • P. A. van Zwieten
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 432)


The experimental evidence for endothelial dysfunction associated with hypertensive disease appears impressive at first sight, and the relationship between both phenomena has been zealously defended by its protagonists (1–3).


Endothelial Dysfunction Essential Hypertension Vasodilator Response Nitric Oxide Synthesis Hypertensive Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. van Zwieten
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Pharmacotherapy, Cardiology, and Cardiopulmonary Surgery Academic Medical CenterUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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