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A case of surgical treatment of severe high blood pressure in an adult
  1. R Gervais,
  2. E Donal,
  3. F E L Ouardi,
  4. J-P Verhoye
  1. erwan.donal@chu-rennes.fr

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A 24-year-old man, asymptomatic, was referred for a diagnosis of high blood pressure (190/100 mm Hg). Pulses in the femoral arteries were weak, and the blood pressure was astonishingly low in the inferior limbs (80/40 mm Hg).

Transthoracic echocardiography confirmed the findings of the electrocardiogram. There was …

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