Lb01.07: Elevated Blood Pressure without Hypertrophy Raises Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction.

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OBJECTIVE Hypertension remains a major cause of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality worldwide. Persistent blood pressure (BP) elevation may lead to left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy and heart failure. We wanted to assess the impact of high BP on LV function in an asymptomatic cohort, with no evidence of LV hypertrophy. DESIGN AND METHOD We included all… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.hjh.0000467469.28955.ad

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