Southwestern internal medical conference: Cerebral blood flow autoregulation and hypertension

G. Reed, Michael D Devous

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Abstract

Hypertension and antihypertensive therapy have clinically important effects on cerebral blood flow. The autoregulatory changes that occur with chronic arterial hypertension should influence the clinician's choice of antihypertensive agents and the rapidity with which the blood pressure is lowered in order to avoid symptoms of focal or global cerebral hypoperfusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-44
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences
Volume289
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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