Comparison of electrocardiographic criteria for diagnosis of left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertension: the MAVI study.


BACKGROUND Standard electrocardiography (ECG) is a specific, but poorly sensitive tool for diagnosis of left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy. In a large population of subjects with hypertension we tested some standard ECG criteria in their sensitivity and specificity for LV hypertrophy. LV mass at echocardiography was the reference standard. METHODS In the… (More)


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