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December 2002 - Volume 20 - Issue 12
pp: 2317-2524


Genetic aspects

Blood vessels

Pulse wave velocity and the second derivative of the finger photoplethysmogram in treated hypertensive patients: their relationship and associating factors

Hashimoto, Junichiro; Chonan, Kenichi; Aoki, Yohei; More

Journal of Hypertension. 20(12):2415-2422, December 2002.


Sympathetic activity



Aminoguanidine inhibits mitogen-activated protein kinase and improves cardiac performance and cardiovascular remodeling in failing hearts of salt-sensitive hypertensive rats

Kobayashi, Naohiko; Horinaka, Shigeo; Mita, Shin-ichiro; More

Journal of Hypertension. 20(12):2475-2485, December 2002.

Therapeutic aspects

Non-pharmacological treatment of hypertension in primary health care: a 2-year open randomized controlled trial of lifestyle intervention against hypertension in eastern Finland

Kastarinen, Mika J; Puska, Pekka M; Korhonen, Maarit H; More

Journal of Hypertension. 20(12):2505-2512, December 2002.