Search Tag: left ventricular hypertrophy

Cardiology Management

Cardioprotective role of metformin

2019 25 Apr

Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is found in nearly one-third of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). LVH is an independent predictor of mortality and is a powerful prognostic factor in CAD. Regression of LVH can reduce the incidence of major cardiovascular events. Insulin resistance (IR) may play a role in the development of LVH.... Read more

Cardiology Management

Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering Beneficial for Heart Muscle

2017 27 May

A new study conducted by researchers at Wake Forest Bapist Medical Center shows that aggressive lowering of blood pressure in hypertensive patients can reduce the risk of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). The study is published in the journal Circulation. Elsayed Z. Soliman, MD, lead author of the study and director of the epidemiological cardiology... Read more