Sympathetic neural activity in hypertension and related diseases.

  title={Sympathetic neural activity in hypertension and related diseases.},
  author={Guido Grassi},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  volume={23 10},
BACKGROUND Several hemodynamic variables, such as blood pressure, vascular resistance, cardiac output, and heart rate, are regulated, among others, by sympathetic cardiovascular influences. This has led many years ago investigators to advance the hypothesis that alterations in the sympathetic modulation of the cardiovascular system may occur in hypertension and related disease. METHODS The role of the sympathetic nervous system as promoter and amplifier of the hypertensive state has been… CONTINUE READING


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