The effect of age on prevalence of secondary forms of hypertension in 4429 consecutively referred patients.

@article{Anderson1994TheEO,
  title={The effect of age on prevalence of secondary forms of hypertension in 4429 consecutively referred patients.},
  author={Gunnar H. Anderson and N E Blakeman and David H. P. Streeten},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={1994},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={609-15}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the importance of age and other variables on the prevalence of secondary forms of hypertension in a hypertension referral center. DESIGN Over the past 18 years 4429 patients have been referred by their physicians for a 1-day blood pressure study to investigate secondary causes of hypertension. METHODS The 1-day blood pressure study included a history and physical examination by a physician, and measurements of serum sodium, potassium, creatinine, thyroxine, thyroid… CONTINUE READING
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