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January 1972

Therapie der arteriellen Hypertonie.

Arch Intern Med. 1972;129(1):149. doi:10.1001/archinte.1972.00320010153034

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This monograph is the 30th volume of a series in which recent information on disease entities is summarized for the practicing physician to upgrade knowledge on diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. In this book Arnold, Professor of Medicine at the Ruhr University in Essen, reviews the treatment of hypertension, covering the subject in 150 pages. Quotations from the literature are well documented in an extensive bibliography which includes many references from American and English literature.

The monograph reviews the usefulness of antihypertensive medications to prevent complication and extend life expectancy. The author makes a good case for adequate control of blood pressure to limit the development of congestive heart failure and cerebrovascular accidents.

In a chapter devoted to surgically correctable hypertension the author includes endocrine and vascular anomalies. The literature on the incidence of cure following surgical procedures is reviewed critically. Limited attention is given to pathophysiological mechanism causing elevation

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