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Acetylcholinesterase inhibition: a novel approach in the treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension
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    Response to Dr Levyman
    • Phillip A Low, Physician
    • Other Contributors:
      • Wolfgang Singer, Toni Opfer-Gehrking, Adil Bharucha

    Dear Editor

    We thank Dr Celio Levyman for his supportive comments.[1]

    We fully agree with him that, in patients with baroreflex failure, it is necessary to adopt approaches to combat orthostatic hypotension without increasing supine hypertension. It is also important to follow up an open study with a blinded study. We expect to complete, within the next month, a double- blind placebo controlled study, funded by...

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    A new light to orthostatyc hypotension

    Dear Editor

    The issue of orthostatic hypotension is a very common an important diseable picture of many diseases, as Singer et al. points. Parkinson disease and diabetic neuropathy are the most common clinical situation of these cases, and even the very well controlled patient, with tilt-test table measures to the choice of therapeutic strategies in most cases shows frustanting results.

    This novel...

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