Physiological Versus Pathological Hypertrophy

The Athlete and the Hypertensive
  • Cesare Cuspidi
  • Laura Lonati
  • Lorena Sampieri
  • Gastone Leonetti
  • Alberto Zanchetti
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 432)


Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in humans is a common adaptive process induced by different physiological and pathological stimuli.


Hypertensive Patient Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Diastolic Function Cardiac Hypertrophy Left Ventricular Mass Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cesare Cuspidi
    • 1
  • Laura Lonati
    • 1
  • Lorena Sampieri
    • 1
  • Gastone Leonetti
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alberto Zanchetti
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione Ospedale Maggiore, IRCCSIstituto di Clinica Medica Generale e Terapia Medica, Università di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Centro Auxologico ItalianoIRCCSMilanoItaly

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