Left ventricular hypertrophy on electrocardiogram: prognostic implications from a 10-year cohort study of older subjects: a report from the Bronx Longitudinal Aging Study.

@article{Kahn1996LeftVH,
  title={Left ventricular hypertrophy on electrocardiogram: prognostic implications from a 10-year cohort study of older subjects: a report from the Bronx Longitudinal Aging Study.},
  author={Stephen Alan Kahn and William H. Frishman and SANFORDG. WEISSMAN and Wee Lock Ooi and Meredith Aronson},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1996},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={524-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to report on the prevalence, incidence and prognosis of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) on the electrocardiogram (ECG) in a cohort of ambulatory older men and women. DESIGN A prospective, longitudinal study of 10 years duration with ECGs obtained at baseline and on an annual basis. SETTING AND PATIENTS A community-based cohort study consisting of 459 subjects (aged 75-85, mean age 79 years). MEASUREMENTS Baseline and follow up ECGs were… CONTINUE READING