[Sympathetic responsiveness and antihypertensive effect of beta-receptor blockade in essential hypertension: the effect of atenolol (author's transl)].

@article{Philipp1977SympatheticRA,
  title={[Sympathetic responsiveness and antihypertensive effect of beta-receptor blockade in essential hypertension: the effect of atenolol (author's transl)].},
  author={Thomas Philipp and Uwe Cordes and Armin Distler},
  journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift},
  year={1977},
  volume={102 15},
  pages={569-74}
}
Plasmin noradrenaline concentration after bicycle exercise (200 W for 2 min), compared with base line concentration, was used as an index of sympathetic responsiveness in patients with essential hypertension. Atenolol (JCI 66082, a "cardioselective" beta-blocker) was given in a daily dose of 200 mg to 16 patients for five weeks. This caused a decrease in… CONTINUE READING