NATHAN FLAXMAN, M.D.
In previous papers the results of various observations on the course of hypertension were presented.2 The purpose in the present paper is to compare the observations on a series of medically treated patients with those of an analogous series in which treatment was by so-called specific surgery.
A series of 244 selected patients, all under 50 years of age, was included in this study because the period of observation of 5 to 10 years seemed adequate to evaluate the results and because the time period lends itself to comparative study.
Wagener and Keith6 and Peet et al.4 grouped their series
FLAXMAN N. THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION: COMPARISON OF MORTALITY IN MEDICALLY AND SURGICALLY TREATED CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;20:120–124. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-1-120
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(1):120-124.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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