The value of aggressive therapy in the hypertensive patient with azotemia.

@article{Mroczek1969TheVO,
  title={The value of aggressive therapy in the hypertensive patient with azotemia.},
  author={William J. Mroczek and Michael E. Davidov and L Gavrilovich and F A Finnerty},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1969},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={893-904}
}
By giving diazoxide intravenously and furosemide orally the diastolic blood pressure was kept under 110 mm Hg and the urinary output over 1 L/day for a 2-week period in 25 hypertensive patients with azotemia. During the first 2 weeks of treatment three patients died. Although the 40% decrease in mean arterial pressure in the remaining patients was associated with immediate improvement in the cardiovascular status, for example, clearing of congestive heart failure and papilledema, there was a 19… CONTINUE READING