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These contributions to a symposium on hypertension by members of the staff of the Mount Sinai Hospital of New York City are beautifully written and edited; they present in a scholarly manner a comprehensive, stimulating discussion of the current knowledge in the field of hypertension. The scope of this monograph covers important thinking by experts on the etiology and pathology of hypertension. With this background, the clinical evaluation of the hypertensive patient is explored with particular reference to a search for specific etiologic factors such as unilateral renal disease, pheochromocytoma, and aldosteronism. In regard to the latter, the excellent contribution
Hypertension. A Mount Sinai Hospital Monograph.. Ann Intern Med. ;55:716. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-4-716_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(4):716.
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