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Ghione S

Hypertension-associated hypalgesia: Evidence in experimental animals and humans, pathophysiological mechanisms, and potential clinical consequences

Hypertens (Sep) 28:494-504 1996

Hypalgesia can be documented in both humans and rats with hypotension, and may be related to baroreflex modulation of nociception. The clinical implication may be a higher incidence of silent myocardial ischemia and infarction in hypertensives.

This is a review article. The full text of the abstract is available from the AHA at: this site .