Role of angiotensin in the rostral ventrolateral medulla in the development and maintenance of hypertension.


Whilst crucial for behavioural and homeostatic responses to environmental challenges, chronic elevation of sympathetic nervous system activity to specific vascular beds is associated with hypertension. Indeed such elevated activity may drive the increase in blood pressure seen in some people and in some experimental models of hypertension. This review… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.coph.2010.12.003