SOMA WEISS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The two questions most frequently asked of investigators engaged in the study of arterial hypertension are: (1) how do you treat patients with arterial hypertension; and (2) what is the cause of arterial hypertension? The answers to these closely related questions are always given with embarrassment and humility. The answer to the first question is relatively simple, for there are but few therapeutic measures the beneficial nature of which is proved to be specific. The answer to the second question, which I intend to consider here, is difficult and at best incomplete.
Extensive and reliable experimental data are available indicating
WEISS S. THE ETIOLOGY OF ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION1. Ann Intern Med. ;8:296–314. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-3-296
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(3):296-314.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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