Urine albumin/creatinine ratio and echocardiographic left ventricular structure and function in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Albuminuria
  • Creatinine
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular

abstract

  • In hypertensive patients with ECG LV hypertrophy, abnormal LV geometry and high LV mass are associated with high UACR independent of age, systolic blood pressure, diabetes, and race, suggesting parallel cardiac and microvascular damage.

publication date

  • February 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 11835038

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 319

end page

  • 26

volume

  • 143

number

  • 2