[Cardiac hypertrophy in hypertension--clinical significance and possibilities of control].


Left ventricular hypertrophy constitutes an essential risk factor for sudden death, myocardial infarction and heart failure. The death rates of patients with ECG-demonstrated cardiac hypertrophy are 4.8 times as high as those of healthy subjects. Cardiac hypertrophy is associated with a substantially increased incidence of ventricular arrhythmias. The… (More)


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