Digital Hemodynamics in the Normotensive and Hypertensive States
II. Venomotor Tone
By use of the technic of rheoplethysmography, it has been demonstrated that the small veins and venules participate in the over-all increase in peripheral resistance in hypertension.
An arbitrary grading of the degree of venomotor tone in hypertension has been established.
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