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Acta Médica Peruana

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VILLANUEVA MUNOZ, Omar Ludwing. Echocardiographic findings in arterial hypertension, Arzobispo Loayza Hospital, Lima, Peru. Acta méd. peruana [online]. 2010, vol.27, n.3, pp.177-182. ISSN 1728-5917.

Objectives: Determine the echocardiographics findings in patients with arterial hypertension. Methods: Prospective, observational and cross-sectional study. It was calculated a value of 81.6 subjects. 107 patients get into the studio; these patients were treated in outpatient service of Cardiology from the Arzobispo Loayza Hospital (Since April 10th to May 10th, 2010). Results: 72 (67.3%) women and 35(32.7%) men were considering in the studio. Average age was 68.26 ±10.2 years. The Geometry of the LV and Díastolic Dysfunction were analized vs. the blood pressure control and the sex of the patient. The GLV vs. DD, were compared too. Conclusions: There is a higher prevalence of CH in men, and of CR and EH in women. The DD tipe-I had a higher prevalence in patients with CR and CH. The findings were not statistically significant. The relationship among bad BP control, altered left ventricular geometry and DD showed no statistical value.

Keywords : Díastole; ventricular Ventricular Dysfunction; Right and Lef; Echocardiography.

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