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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