Increased left ventricular mass and hypertrophy are associated with increased risk for sudden death.

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OBJECTIVES This study examined the relations of echocardiographically determined left ventricular (LV) mass and hypertrophy to the risk of sudden death. BACKGROUND Echocardiographic LV hypertrophy is associated with increased risk for all-cause mortality and cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality. However, little is known about the association of… (More)

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