Left ventricular hypertrophy, geometric patterns and clinical correlates among treated hypertensive Nigerians

@inproceedings{Adeseye2010LeftVH,
  title={Left ventricular hypertrophy, geometric patterns and clinical correlates among treated hypertensive Nigerians},
  author={Akintunde Adeseye and Akinwusi Olayinka and Opadijo George},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Left ventricular hypertrophy can be due to various reasons including hypertension. It constitutes an increased cardiovascular risk. Various left ventricular geometric patterns occur in hypertension and may affect the cardiovascular risk profile of hypertensive subjects. METHODS One hundred and eighty eight hypertensive participated in this study. Left ventricular hypertrophy was diagnosed by echocardiography. Relative wall thickness was derived by 2 × PWT/LVIDd. Subjects were… CONTINUE READING

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