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Quality of care for hypertension in the United States

Steven M Asch*, Elizabeth A McGlynn, Liisa Hiatt, John Adams, Jennifer Hicks, Alison DeCristofaro, Roland Chen, Pablo LaPuerta and Eve A Kerr

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2005, 5:1  doi:10.1186/1471-2261-5-1

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An overlooked QC parameter of hypertension: tissue oxygenation, at basal line and under stress.

Sergio Stagnaro   (2005-01-23 10:03)  Private. Researcher in Biophysical semeiotics. email

A 47-year-long clinical experience with the aid of Biophysical Semeiotics (1, 2) (See HONCode web site 233736, www.semeioticabiofisica.it) allows me to state that an hypertensive patient shows high QC exclusively in case that his or her tissue oxigenation is in normal values (1-4)and consequently there is not increased free radical level in the diverse biological systems (5-6). In treating hypertension our goal is to provide the normal Microcirculatory Functional Reserve in heart,kidney, retina,and peripheral macrovascular vessel walls.

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3) Stagnaro-Neri M., Stagnaro S. Indagine clinica percusso-ascoltatoria delle unità microvascolotessutali della plica ungueale. Acta Med. Medit. 4, 91, 1988.

4) Stagnaro-Neri M., Stagnaro S., Sindrome clinica percusso-ascoltatoria da carenza di Co Q10. Medic. Geriatr. XXIV, 239, 1993.

5) Stagnaro-Neri M., Stagnaro S., Ketanserina: antagonista dei recettori 5Ht2-serotoninergici e scavenger dei radicali liberi. Clin. Ter. 141, 465 (Medline), 1989

6) Stagnaro-Neri M., Stagnaro S., Sindrome di Reaven, classica e variante, in evoluzione diabetica. Il ruolo della Carnitina nella prevenzione del diabete mellito. Il Cuore. 6, 617 (Medline) 1993

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