Left-ventricular hypertrophy and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of echocardiographic studies.

@article{Cuspidi2014LeftventricularHA,
  title={Left-ventricular hypertrophy and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of echocardiographic studies.},
  author={Cesare Cuspidi and Marta Rescaldani and Carla Sala and Guido Grassi},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={16-25}
}
AIM Left-ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is a frequent complication in obese individuals; an updated review and meta-analysis focusing on this issue is lacking. Thus, we analysed the literature in order to provide a comprehensive information on the left-ventricular structural changes, as assessed by echocardiography, associated to obesity. DESIGN A literature search using the keywords 'left ventricle', 'left-ventricular hypertrophy', 'cardiac hypertrophy', 'obesity', 'hypertension' and… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 4 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 55 references

Impact of overweight and obesity on cardiac benefit of antihypertensive therapy

  • E Gerdts, G de Simone, BP Lund, PM Okin, C Wachtell, K Boman
  • Nutr Met Cardiovasc Dis
  • 2013
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…