Effect of verapamil sustained-release on the sympathetic nervous system response to isometric stress in patients with essential hypertension: A pilot study in Turkish patients


Bicik Z., Akcan Y., Ugur B.

CURRENT THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, cilt.62, ss.595-601, 2001 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 62 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2001
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/s0011-393x(01)80066-7
  • Dergi Adı: CURRENT THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.595-601

Özet

Background: Stress and sympathetic nervous system activation play a major role in the pathogenesis of essential hypertension. Recent data suggest that the calcium channel blocker verapamil, in addition to its antihypertensive effects, can alter the level of norepinephrine released during stress.