Racial differences in cardiac structure and function in essential hypertension.

@article{Mayet1994RacialDI,
  title={Racial differences in cardiac structure and function in essential hypertension.},
  author={Jamil Mayet and Madhukar Shahi and Rodney A. Foale and Neil R. Poulter and Peter S Sever and Simon A. McG Thom},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1994},
  volume={308 6935},
  pages={1011-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess racial differences in cardiac structure and function in patients presenting with previously untreated hypertension. DESIGN Untreated black patients with hypertension were compared with untreated white patients matched for age and sex. Both groups had similar body mass indices, blood pressures, and reported duration of hypertension. SETTING Cardiovascular risk factor clinic for outpatients. SUBJECTS 36 men and 22 women with untreated essential hypertension. MAIN… CONTINUE READING
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