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
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FLAXMAN N. THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION: COMPARISON OF MORTALITY IN MEDICALLY AND SURGICALLY TREATED CASES(THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION: COMPARISON OF MORTALITY IN MEDICALLY AND SURGICALLY TREATED CASES*). Ann Intern Med. 1944;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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