Baroreflex sensitivity in secondary hypertension.

  title={Baroreflex sensitivity in secondary hypertension.},
  author={G Cat Genova and Franco Veglio and Franco Rabbia and Alberto Milan and Tiziana Grosso and Livio Chiandussi},
  journal={Clinical and experimental hypertension},
  volume={23 1-2},
A deranged baroreceptor control of the cardiovascular functions has been reported in essential hypertension. Studies performed in experimental animals and in humans using different approaches have documented an impairment of both baroreflex heart rate modulation (resetting and loss of sensitivity) and baroreceptor control of peripheral vasomotor tone (only resetting). Baroreflex alterations have been reported also in secondary forms of hypertension, but data are controversial. This paper… CONTINUE READING


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