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Brainstem auditory evoked responses in primary hypertension.
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PMID:  8979524     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Brainstem auditory evoked potential responses (BAEPs) were recorded from CZ-A1 and CZ-A2 scalp regions in 23 hypertensive and 14 normotensive subjects. Hypertension was graded depending upon the extent of raised blood pressure. BAEPs in patients of grade I and II hypertension did not show any change when compared to normotensive subjects. However, grade III hypertensive case showed significant prolongation of absolute peak latencies of wave I, II, V and interpeak latency of wave III-V indicating involvement of brainstem auditory pathways. Multiple regression analysis revealed significant correlation of rise in systolic and diastolic blood pressure with absolute peak latencies of BAEPs in hypertensive patients.
O P Tandon; D Ram; R Awasthi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Indian journal of medical research     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0971-5916     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J. Med. Res.     Publication Date:  1996 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-01-29     Completed Date:  1997-01-29     Revised Date:  2013-04-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374701     Medline TA:  Indian J Med Res     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  311-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Physiology, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi.
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MeSH Terms
Auditory Pathways / physiology
Brain Stem / physiopathology*
Case-Control Studies
Evoked Potentials, Auditory, Brain Stem*
Hypertension / physiopathology*

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