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Despite intensive research efforts, few effective treatments are available once stroke has occurred. Thus, stroke prevention should be a primary focus for all health care provides. The purpose of this article is to review the pathophysiological relevance of hypertension as a leading cause of stroke. This will be followed by an analysis of the evidence that(More)
AIM We sought to assess the long-term changes in left ventricular (LV) mass in a population-based sample, focusing on new onset, persistence, regression and severity of LV hypertrophy (LVH), as well as on the demographic and clinical variables independently related to this dynamic process. METHODS A total of 1113 participants with measurable(More)
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