Hypothetical economic analysis of screening for left ventricular hypertrophy in high-risk normotensive populations

M. D. Witham, J. I. Davies, A. Dawson, P. G. Davey, A. D. Struthers

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    Abstract

    Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) measured by echocardiography is a powerful independent marker of increased cardiovascular risk. The prevalence of echocardiographic LVH in patients with high cardiovascular risk appears to be high, even in patients currently considered normotensive.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)87-93
    Number of pages7
    JournalQJM : an International Journal of Medicine
    Volume97
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

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