Parallel cardiac and vascular adaptation in hypertension Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carotid Arteries
  • Heart
  • Hypertension

abstract

  • The present study documents the presence of geometric and functional changes within the common carotid artery in uncomplicated hypertension that parallel findings within the left ventricle. The potential contribution of these changes to the cardiovascular complications of hypertension, particularly in the setting of left ventricular hypertrophy, is unknown.

publication date

  • January 1992

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 1451262

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1909

end page

  • 18

volume

  • 86

number

  • 6