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Hypertension, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, and Heart Rate Variability

  • Federico Lombardi
  • Cesare Fiorentini
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 432)

Abstract

The occurrence of left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive patients is associated with a greater incidence of cardiovascular fatal and non fatal events despite conventional antihypertensive treatment (1).

Keywords

Heart Rate Variability Hypertensive Patient Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Left Ventricular Mass Left Ventricular Mass Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Federico Lombardi
    • 1
  • Cesare Fiorentini
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiologia, Istituto di Scienze Biomediche Ospedale S. PaoloUniversità di MilanoMilanoItaly

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