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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2012, Article ID 109830, 5 pages
Clinical Study

Blood Rheology and Platelet Function in Untreated Early-Stage Essential Hypertensives Complicated with Metabolic Syndrome

The Second Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toyama, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930-0194, Japan

Received 31 October 2011; Accepted 28 February 2012

Academic Editor: Marcel Lebel

Copyright © 2012 Hiroko Sugimori 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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