Diagnostic approach and differential diagnosis in patients with hypertrophied left ventricles.

@article{Yilmaz2014DiagnosticAA,
  title={Diagnostic approach and differential diagnosis in patients with hypertrophied left ventricles.},
  author={Ali Yilmaz and Udo P. Sechtem},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2014},
  volume={100 8},
  pages={662-71}
}
To cite: Yilmaz A, Sechtem U. Heart 2014;100:662–671. In daily clinical practice, cardiologists frequently encounter patients demonstrating left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) of initially unknown origin. The exact diagnosis and differentiation of ‘pathological’ LVH—which occurs in, for example, hypertensive heart disease (HHD), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), myocardial storage/infiltrative disease, or systemic diseases such as mitochondrial myopathy— from ‘physiological’ LVH (which occurs… CONTINUE READING

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