Cortisone Hypertension in Potassium-Deficient Rats with a Renal Ligature
The pressor effects of cortisone were explored in potassium-deficient and control diet rats. It was found that marked hypertension was induced by cortisone only when there was the combined background of a renal-ligature, potassium depletion, and adrenalectomy.
- Received September 6, 1955.
- © 1956 American Heart Association, Inc.