Lack of Reduction of Left Ventricular Mass in Treated Hypertension: The Strong Heart Study


BACKGROUND Hypertensive left ventricular mass (LVM) is expected to decrease during antihypertensive therapy, based on results of clinical trials. METHODS AND RESULTS We assessed 4-year change of echocardiographic LVM in 851 hypertensive free-living participants of the Strong Heart Study (57% women, 81% treated). Variations of 5% or more of the initial… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.113.000144


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