EDGAR V. ALLEN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; ALFRED W. ADSON, M.D.
In previous communications we have presented our experiences with extensive sympathectomy for essential hypertension.1-5 We are now reporting our experiences with a large number of patients and with the effects of operation on patients who have been observed over longer periods of time than were those of the earlier reports. We have continued to treat patients with essential hypertension by extensive sympathectomy for we are impressed with the fact that essential hypertension is in many instances an extremely serious disease for which medical treatment is far from satisfactory. Prosecution of this work, the aim of which was remedy or cure
ALLEN EV, ADSON AW. PHYSIOLOGIC EFFECTS OF EXTENSIVE SYMPATHECTOMY FOR ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION: FURTHER OBSERVATIONS1. Ann Intern Med. 1938;11:2151–2171. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-12-2151
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(12):2151-2171.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology, Neurology.
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