Early narrowed afferent arteriole is a contributor to the development of hypertension.

@article{Nrrelund1994EarlyNA,
  title={Early narrowed afferent arteriole is a contributor to the development of hypertension.},
  author={Helene N\orrelund and Kent Christensen and Nilesh J. Samani and P M Kimber and Michael J. Mulvany and Niels Korsgaard},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={1994},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={301-8}
}
The kidney is probably critically involved in the development of essential hypertension, as in many genetic models of hypertension. We have investigated whether a narrowed renal afferent arteriole is involved in the pathogenesis of hypertension in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Systolic blood pressure of 37 F2 generation spontaneously hypertensive rats… CONTINUE READING