Cardiovascular remodeling is greater in isolated systolic hypertension than in diastolic hypertension in older adults: The Insufficienza Cardiaca negli Anziani Residenti (ICARE) a dicomano study Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular

abstract

  • In our community-based elderly population, individuals with ISH had higher prevalences of LV hypertrophy and carotid atherosclerosis than subjects with HTN despite lower mean BP. These findings provide potential pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying the associations of ISH and PP with increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.

publication date

  • October 2, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0735-1097(02)02159-9

PubMed ID

  • 12383576

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1283

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 40

number

  • 7