In this article, Freis reported that hypertension caused structural changes in arteries, which made them more susceptible
to atherosclerosis (and therefore coronary artery disease). As a result of these findings, Freis argued for earlier treatment
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1969-05 (May 1969)
Freis, Edward D.
Periodical: Freis, Edward D. "Hypertension and Atherosclerosis." The American Journal of Medicine 46, 5 (May 1969): 735-740. Article.
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The VA Cooperative Study and the Beginning of Routine Hypertension Screening, 1964-1980