Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 30th, 2008
"We sought to determine the prevalence of and risk factors for LVH in Karachi, Pakistan. We conducted a population-based cross-sectional study on 320 randomly selected adults from the general population aged 40 years or above. LVH was defined as increased left ventricular mass index (LVMI) on echocardiogram (> 115 g/m(2) in men and > 95 g/m(2) in women) employing the adjusted Devereux equation. Multivariable models were built and logistic...
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