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Under the chairmanship of Dr. Pickering this symposium brought together many of the most able investigators in the world. They presented their data concisely and the discussions were searching and to the point. Rather strong evidence was presented by Perera and Grollman that the elevation of blood pressure was but a part, and not always an essential part, of a disseminated vascular disease which we call hypertensive vascular disease.
More precise methods for detecting pheochromocytomas by measuring urinary catechol amines were presented by Goldenberg and von Euler. The search for the humoral factor or factors responsible for the vascular changes
Hypertension: Humoral and Neurogenic Factors.. Ann Intern Med. ;42:962. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-4-962_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(4):962.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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