Aortic valve sclerosis and albuminuria predict cardiovascular events independently in hypertension: A Losartan Intervention for Endpoint-reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) substudy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Albuminuria
  • Aortic Valve
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Hypertension

abstract

  • In hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic LV hypertrophy, AV sclerosis predicted CEP but not CV death independently of UACR after adjusting for CV risk factors and treatment allocation, indicating that AV sclerosis and UACR might be markers of different aspects of the atherosclerotic process.

publication date

  • November 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjhyper.2005.05.030

PubMed ID

  • 16280277

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1430

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 18

number

  • 11