WILLIAM H. BLAHD, M.D.; RAYMOND MARCUS, M.D.; DAVID M. WASSERMAN, M.D.
There have been few reports of severe hypertension secondary to renal ischemia in which the ischemic kidney remained viable long enough to induce, by the elaboration of a pressor substance, generalized pathologic changes.1, 2 In 1934, Goldblatt published the first account of experimentally produced hypertension in dogs secondary to renal ischemia.3 Since that time, search for corroboration of this phenomenon in the human has not been entirely successful. There have been occasional reports of complete renal artery occlusion with associated hypertension of equivocal magnitude and duration.4-7 In most of these cases, however, interruption of the renal blood supply was closely
BLAHD WH, MARCUS R, WASSERMAN DM. A CASE OF MALIGNANT HYPERTENSION SECONDARY TO RENAL ISCHEMIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;37:179–185. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-1-179
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(1):179-185.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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