A RENAL ABNORMALITY AS A POSSIBLE CAUSE OF "ESSENTIAL" HYPERTENSION

@article{Bianchi1979ARA,
  title={A RENAL ABNORMALITY AS A POSSIBLE CAUSE OF "ESSENTIAL" HYPERTENSION},
  author={Giuseppe Bianchi and M Y Gatti and Paolo Ferrari and Giovanni B. Picotti and D. Mazzei},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1979},
  volume={313},
  pages={173-177}
}
The renal abnormality which causes hypertension in the Milan hypertensive strain of rats disappears as hypertension develops. Because of the many analogies between the condition in these rats and "essential" hypertension in man, the same pattern of change may occur if a renal abnormality is the cause of essential hypertension in man. This hypothesis was tested in two groups of young normotensive subjects matched for age, sex, and body-surface area; in the first group both parents were… CONTINUE READING

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