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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2011, Article ID 361417, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/361417
Research Article

Vagal Withdrawal and Sympathetic Overactivity Contribute to the Genesis of Early-Onset Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension

1Department of Physiology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry 605 006, India
2Department of Obstetics and Gynecology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry 605 006, India
3Department of Biochemistry, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry 605 006, India
4Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Pondicherry 605 014, India

Received 4 November 2010; Revised 31 December 2010; Accepted 10 February 2011

Academic Editor: Markus Schlaich

Copyright © 2011 G. K. Pal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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