Lack of association between insulin-like growth factor-1 or insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3 and left ventricular hypertrophy: results of the Study of Health in Pomerania.

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OBJECTIVE Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is a major cardiac sequel of hypertension and a powerful predictor of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Several nonpopulation-based studies explored the association between insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-I) and LVH with conflicting results. The aim of the present study was to investigate the association… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e328336274a

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