Change of left ventricular geometric pattern after 1 year of antihypertensive treatment: The Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension (LIFE) study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular
  • Losartan

abstract

  • Antihypertensive treatment reduces LV mass and decreases the prevalence of LV hypertrophy and concentric LV remodeling. Additional control of Doppler stroke volume potentiates the effect of BP reduction on LV mass regression independent of the BP reduction per se.

publication date

  • December 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1067/mhj.2002.126113

PubMed ID

  • 12486431

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1057

end page

  • 64

volume

  • 144

number

  • 6