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  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

    Left Ventricular hypertrophy is outlined as an increase in the mass of the left ventricle, which may also be secondary to an expand in wall thickness, and broaden in cavity measurement. Left ventricular hypertrophy more often than not develops steadily. Whilst ventricular hypertrophy happens naturally as a response to aerobic undertaking and strength coaching, it is most commonly known as a pathological response to cardiovascular disorder, or high blood stress.

  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

     Treatment for LVH focuses on the underlying the cause of the condition. Depending on the cause, Treatment may include medication or surgery. Doctor suggests the treatment for LVH such as regular exercise a low-sodium, low-fat diet and no smoking. They used to control the blood pressure by using some types of drugs like enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril) and captopril (Capoten), atenolol (Tenormin), carvedilol (Coreg), metoprolol (Toprol XL) and bisoprolol (Zebeta) and etc.

  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

    Echocardiographic LVH was present in 93 (13.6%) adults. Cornell criteria had low sensitivity (5.5%) and high specifi city (98.9%) for diagnosing LVH. Modifi ed gender specifi c cut-offs (18 mm in women, 22 mm in men) improved sensitivity (8.8% to 17.5%, 0% to 14.7%, respectively) whilst preserving specifi city (98.2% to 94.2%, 100% to 95.8%). Similarly, Sokolow-Lyon criteria had poor sensitivity (7.7%) and high specifi city (96.1%) for diagnosing LVH. Lowering the cut-off value from 35 mm to 31 mm improved the sensitivity in women from 3.5% to 14% while preserving specifi city at 94.2%. A cut-off of 36 mm was optimal in men (sensitivity of 14.7%, specifi city of 95.5%).

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