Suggested Readings

Cowley AW. Long-term control of arterial pressure. Physiol Rev 1992;72:231.

Guyton AC, Hall JE. Textbook of medical physiology, 10th ed.

Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2000. Loscalzo J, Creager MA, and Dzau VJ. Vascular medicine: A textbook of vascular biology and diseases, 2nd ed. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1996.

Oparil S, Chen YF, Naftilan AJ, Wyss JM. Pathogenesis of hypertension. In Fozzard HA, ed., The heart and cardiovascular system, 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press, 1991, pp 295-331.

Sagawa K. Baroreflex control of systemic arterial pressure and vascular bed. In Handbook of physiology: the cardiovascular system-peripheral circulation and organ blood flow, Sec 2, Vol 3. Bethesda, MD: American Physiological Society, 1983.

Zucker IH, Gilmore JP. Reflex control of the circulation. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1991.

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