ALEXANDER E. PEARCE; JOHN O. BOWER, M.D., F.A.C.S.; JOHN C. BURNS, M.D., F.A.C.S.
The investigative impetus, from the brilliant researches by Goldblatt and his associates and others1, 2, 3 on the establishment of elevated blood pressure by interference with the renal blood supply of animals and by various operative procedures on the kidneys and ureters of animals, has produced, in the past two years, a large clinical literature on the renal basis for hypertension.4, 5, 6, 24
Experimentally, removal of the diseased kidney has abolished the hypertension.2, 7 This has been observed in man after nephrectomy.4, 5 That the fall in blood pressure in long standing renal disease may not reach normal, after
PEARCE AE, BOWER JO, BURNS JC. UNCOMPLICATED, SOLITARY, SEROUS RENAL CYST WITH HYPERTENSION RELIEVED BY NEPHROCYSTECTOMY1. Ann Intern Med. ;20:994–998. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-6-994
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(6):994-998.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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