How to Work Up the Hypertensive Patient

Franklin, Stanley S.
May 1978
Angiology;May1978, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p345
Academic Journal
The article discusses the enforcement of drug therapy on hypertensive patient in the U.S. The work-up of the individual hypertensive patient should proceed in a logical sequence based on clinical assessment of risk and potential benefit of therapy. Present diagnostic methods of rapid-sequence intravenous pyelography, supplemented by renogram scanning in selected instances, would appear to be a most useful and economical strategy for renovascular hypertension screening.


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