Assessment of vascular involvement in hypertension.

  • Austin E. Doyle
  • Published 1985 in
    Journal of hypertension. Supplement : official…

Abstract

Vascular disease in hypertension is of two types. Disease of arterioles and small arteries affects predominantly the kidney and brain, and is due directly to the hypertension itself. Atheroma mainly affects large and medium size arteries and hypertension is only one of several factors involved in its causation. Clinical evidence of small vessel disease… (More)

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