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Left ventricular hypertrophy: an overlooked cardiovascular risk factor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20516249     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is common in hypertensive patients, and it increases the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, and death. Recent evidence indicates it is a modifiable risk factor that is not entirely dependent on blood pressure control. The authors review its pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment.
Authors:
Michael A Bauml; Donald A Underwood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1939-2869     ISO Abbreviation:  Cleve Clin J Med     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-02     Completed Date:  2010-09-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703441     Medline TA:  Cleve Clin J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  381-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA. baumlm@ccf.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiovascular Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
Humans
Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular / complications*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy,  prevention & control
Risk Factors
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Comment In:
Cleve Clin J Med. 2010 Jun;77(6):344   [PMID:  20516242 ]

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