CHARLES C. WOLFERTH, M.D., F.A.C.P.; WILLIAM A. JEFFERS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; FRANCIS D. W. LUKENS, M.D.; HAROLD A. ZINTEL, M.D., D.SC.(Med.); JOSEPH H. HAFKENSCHIEL, M.D.
The desirability of more effective measures for the treatment of patients with severe arterial hypertension than those now available is conceded by most students of this subject. Although hypertension has been produced in experimental animals in various ways and attempts have been made to lower the levels of arterial pressure produced in these ways, such efforts as yet have neither elucidated the etiology or pathogenesis of essential hypertension, nor have they thus far led to treatment satisfactory to most observers. Nevertheless valuable leads for study of the problem have resulted. Recently much interest has developed in the possible relationships of
WOLFERTH CC, JEFFERS WA, LUKENS FDW, ZINTEL HA, HAFKENSCHIEL JH. OBSERVATIONS ON THE RESULTS OF SUBTOTAL ADRENALECTOMY IN THE TREATMENT OF SEVERE, OTHERWISE INTRACTABLE HYPERTENSION AND THEIR BEARING ON THE MECHANISM BY WHICH HYPERTENSION IS MAINTAINED1. Ann Intern Med. ;35:8–18. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-1-8
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(1):8-18.
Adrenal Disorders, Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Endocrine and Metabolism, Hypertension.
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