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Phenotyping the hypertensive heart - PubMed

Phenotyping the hypertensive heart - PubMed

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Arterial hypertension remains the most frequent cardiovascular (CV) risk factor, and is responsible for a huge global burden of disease. Echocardiography is the first-line imaging method for the evaluation of cardiac damage in hypertensive patients and novel techniques, such as 2D and D speckle trac ...

Conclusion:Selective use of multimodality imaging may therefore improve the detection of HHD and guide treatment to avoid disease progression. The current review summarizes the advanced imaging tests that provide morphological and functional data about the hypertensive cardiac injury.