[Left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertension].

@article{Wisam2000LeftVH,
  title={[Left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertension].},
  author={M A Ghanem Wisam and J{\'a}n Mur{\'i}n and Jozef Bulas and Katar{\'i}na Kozl{\'i}kov{\'a} and Jeffrey Jaber and Andrea Radman},
  journal={Bratislavske lekarske listy},
  year={2000},
  volume={101 8},
  pages={455-9}
}
Left ventricular hypertrophy LVH is supposed to be a useful marker of cardiovascular complications during the course of hypertension. Occurrence of other risk factors of atherosclerosis in these hypertensive patients such as hyperlipidemia and smoking deteriorate the prognosis too. The authors compared clinical findings in hypertensive patients with and without left ventricular hypertrophy defined by echocardiography. Hospital records of 185 hypertensive patients treated at our medical… CONTINUE READING