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)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Angiotensin Prostaglandin Norepinephrine Alkaloid Indomethacin 

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  • J. Carlos Romero
  • William H. Beierwaltes
  • Peter C. Houck

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