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Role of Catecholamines in the Pathogenesis of Primary Hypertension

  • P. W. de Leeuw
  • W. H. Birkenhäger
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 16)

Abstract

As illustrated elsewhere in this book, the autonomic nervous system plays a major role in blood pressure control by modulating venous capacity, heart rate and contractility and arteriolar resistance. The intensity of sympathetic stimulation varies greatly with posture, activity, physical conditioning and emotional state.

Keywords

Essential Hypertension Plasma Noradrenaline Plasma Catecholamine Primary Hypertension Adrenergic Activity 
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