Nerve Conduction Velocity in the Assessment of Hypertension

Reuven J. Viskoper, Joshua Chaco, Alexander Aviram

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Motor nerve conduction velocity was measured in 52 hypertensive and 10 control subjects. Reduction of nerve conduction velocity paralleled elevation of blood pressure and retinal changes. No correlation was found between nerve conduction velocity and the duration of hypertension. Nerve conduction velocity can provide us with an objective measurable index of the severity of hypertension.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)574-575
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1971
Externally publishedYes

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  • Internal Medicine


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