The Pathophysiology of Hypertension: Contributions of Experimental Pathophysiology

  • J. Carlos Romero
  • William H. Beierwaltes
  • Peter C. Houck
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 16)


The description of the pathogenic events which underly the production of any particular disease is a relatively easy exercise when the etiology of the disease and its symptoms are well established. However, such is not the case with hypertension, for high blood pressure is not itself a disease but merely one of a family of common symptomatic manifestations which develop in response to various pathologies.


Total Peripheral Resistance Renovascular Hypertension Forearm Blood Flow Renin Release Renin Secretion 
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  • J. Carlos Romero
  • William H. Beierwaltes
  • Peter C. Houck

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