J. EDMUND BRADLEY, M.D.; M. C. PINCOFFS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The rôle played by disease of the kidneys in the pathogenesis of arterial hypertension has always enlisted the interest of clinicians. Bright drew attention to the fact that in cases of albuminuria there was frequently found hypertrophy of the heart. Traube and Cohnheim correctly interpreted the cardiac hypertrophy as due to increased blood pressure. The association of arterial hypertension with Bright's disease was thus early established. The nature of the relationship was variously interpreted, but the most widely accepted viewpoint was that the disease of the kidney was primary and that from it arose unknown consequences that brought about an
BRADLEY JE, PINCOFFS MC. THE ASSOCIATION OF ADENO-MYO-SARCOMA OF THE KIDNEY (WILMS TUMOR) WITH ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION1. Ann Intern Med. ;11:1613–1628. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-9-1613
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(9):1613-1628.
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