Determinants and improvement of electrocardiographic diagnosis of left ventricular hypertrophy in a black African population.

BACKGROUND: Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is a major cardiovascular risk factor. The electrocardiogram (ECG) has been shown to be a poor tool in detecting LVH due to cardiac and extracardiac factors. We studied the determinants and possibility of improving the test performance of the ECG in a g...

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Main Authors: Ahmadou M Jingi, Jean Jacques N Noubiap, Philippe Kamdem, Samuel Kingue
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2014-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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