EDGAR V. ALLEN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; ALFRED W. ADSON, M.D.
The title of our presentation was not intended to imply a conflict between the medical and the surgical treatment of hypertension. Rather, it was worded to express an attempt to evaluate the respective merits of these two methods of treatment. As internist and neurosurgeon, our primary interest in hypertension and that of our clinical associates is a therapeutic one; we want to find out what can be done to relieve hypertension and the symptoms which it produces. This report is of a continuation of studies reported earlier.1-7
The importance of hypertension as a problem of health needs emphasis. High blood
ALLEN EV, ADSON AW. THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION; MEDICAL VERSUS SURGICAL(THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION; MEDICAL VERSUS SURGICAL*). Ann Intern Med. 1940;14:288–307. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-2-288
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(2):288-307.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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