Impact of blood pressure control on prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy in treated hypertensive patients.

@article{Cuspidi2000ImpactOB,
  title={Impact of blood pressure control on prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy in treated hypertensive patients.},
  author={Cesare Cuspidi and Laura Maria Lonati and Lorena Sampieri and Giuseppe Macca and Iassen Michev and Maurizio G Salerno and Veronica Fusi and Gastonea Leonetti and Alberto Zanchetti},
  journal={Cardiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={149-54}
}
AIM The aim of the present study was to evaluate (1) the prevalence and patterns of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and (2) the impact of blood pressure (BP) control, assessed by clinical and 24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) criteria on the persistence of LVH in a representative sample of treated patients attending our Hypertension Clinic. METHODS One hundred consecutive essential hypertensives (61 m/39 f, age 56+/- 9 years) regularly followed up by the same medical team (average… CONTINUE READING

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