Maintenance of blood pressure control and left ventricular performance with small doses of enalapril.

Abstract

Enalopril treatment (20 mg every 12 hours) of 24 patients with essential hypertension and left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy established normal blood pressure (BP) after 8 weeks, and after 7 years had reduced LV mass index by 39% from 148 +/- 34 to 90 +/- 16 g/m2, and had normalized LV structure and function and QT dispersion. Stepwise reduction of the… (More)

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