Standard electrocardiographic criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy in Nigerian hypertensives.

@article{Dada2005StandardEC,
  title={Standard electrocardiographic criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy in Nigerian hypertensives.},
  author={Adekola Dada and Adewole A. Adebiyi and Akinyemi Aje and Olulola O. Oladapo and Ayodele O. Falase},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={578-84}
}
OBJECTIVES Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is a major risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Various electrocardiographic criteria for LVH have differing sensitivities and specificities. Most of the available electrocardiographic criteria for LVH have not been evaluated in the African populace. METHODS Electrocardiograms (ECGs) and echocardiograms were obtained from 100 hypertensive subjects and 60 controls. Electrocardiogram (ECG) LVH was determined by the Sokolow-Lyon… CONTINUE READING