Pre-clinical cardiovascular disease and surrogate endpoints in hypertension: Does race influence target organ damage independent of blood pressure?
African Continental Ancestry Group
Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular
LVH satisfies strict criteria to establish a fully adequate surrogate endpoint for morbid events in hypertension more fully than do carotid arterial findings. It has not yet been fully established whether black-white differences in hypertensive target organ damage are independent of blood pressure or other factors.