Symptomatic and silent myocardial ischaemia in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy.

@article{Pringle1992SymptomaticAS,
  title={Symptomatic and silent myocardial ischaemia in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy.},
  author={Stuart D Pringle and Francis Gerard Dunn and Ann C. Tweddel and William Martin and Peter W Macfarlane and J H Mckillop and A. Ross Lorimer and Stuart M. Cobbe},
  journal={British heart journal},
  year={1992},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={377-82}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of symptomatic and silent myocardial ischaemia in patients with hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy. DESIGN Cross sectional study. SETTING University department of medical cardiology. PATIENTS 90 patients (68 men and 22 women; mean age 57 (range 25 to 79)) with left ventricular hypertrophy due to essential hypertension. INTERVENTIONS 48 hour ambulatory ST segment monitoring (all patients), exercise electrocardiography (n = 79), stress thallium… CONTINUE READING
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