Electrocardiographic tracking of left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertension: incidence and prognostic outcomes from the SPRINT trial

  • Published on 07/08/2024
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Zhang Zhuxin , Li Le , Zhang Zhenhao , Hu Zhao , Xiong Yulong , Zhou Likun , Yao Yan

https://ror.org/02drdmm93 Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Fuwai Hospital, National Key Laboratory Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College 100037 Beijing P.R. China


Background This study explores the impact of intensive blood pressure (BP) control on left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) incidence and evaluates the prognostic implications of LVH status (pre-existing/new-onset/persist ent/regression) using Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) Electrocardiogram Data.
Methods Poisson regression was used to assess new-onset LVH and LVH regression rates. Multivariable-adjusted Cox proportional hazard models...


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