Hypertension and primary myocardial disease in congestive cardiac failure.

Abstract

This study has tried to use end diastolic diameter the index of chamber dilatation to discriminate between hypertensive heart failure and diluted cardiomyopathy as both conditions are known to overlap in cases of congestive cardiac failure. The sensitivity, specificity and positive predictive value was 66.7%, 68% and 66.7% respectively. This means that… (More)

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@article{Okeahialam1997HypertensionAP, title={Hypertension and primary myocardial disease in congestive cardiac failure.}, author={B. N. Okeahialam and Felix I. Anjorin}, journal={African journal of medicine and medical sciences}, year={1997}, volume={26 1-2}, pages={73-4} }