GEORGE E. BROWN
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The early work of Claude Bernard on the discovery of the vasomotor nerves was an event of tremendous importance. The application of this knowledge to problems in clinical medicine was delayed for half a century. The past decade has demonstrated in a most convincing fashion that, in man, removal of the sympathetic ganglions is followed by permanent vasodilatation of the arteries of the extremities. This has also been demonstrated in the experimental animal by exact quantitative methods. The thermostromuhr method of Rein, thermometric readings in the deep and superficial tissues, have furnished controlled experimental evidence of this fact. Equally convincing
BROWN GE. SURGICAL PROCEDURES IN ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION1. Ann Intern Med. ;9:488–489. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-4-488
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(4):488-489.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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