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Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (Ventricular Hypertrophy, Left) Summary

Description: Enlargement of the LEFT VENTRICLE of the heart. This increase in ventricular mass is attributed to sustained abnormal pressure or volume loads and is a contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.

Also Known As: Ventricular Hypertrophy, Left; Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular; Hypertrophies, Left Ventricular; Left Ventricular Hypertrophies; Ventricular Hypertrophies, Left

Networked: 3985 relevant articles (209 outcomes, 634 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors) : 15 outcomes 22 studies in 135 results : IBA
  2. Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme) : 13 outcomes 38 studies in 207 results : IBA
  3. Calcium : 13 outcomes 14 studies in 102 results : IBA
  4. Losartan (Cozaar) : 11 outcomes 91 studies in 165 results : FDA 24 Generic
  5. Atenolol (Tenormin) : 11 outcomes 68 studies in 132 results : FDA 46 Generic
  6. Antihypertensive Agents (Antihypertensives) : 10 outcomes 21 studies in 109 results : IBA
  7. Perindopril : 8 outcomes 5 studies in 32 results : FDA 7 Generic
  8. Enalapril : 7 outcomes 18 studies in 59 results : FDA 28 Generic
  9. Indapamide : 7 outcomes 10 studies in 26 results : FDA 10 Generic
  10. Amlodipine (Norvasc) : 7 outcomes 6 studies in 32 results : FDA 53 Generic
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Diseases Related to Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

  1. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  2. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  3. Heart Failure
  4. Stroke (Strokes)
  5. Anemia
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Key Therapies for Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

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  1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 10 outcomes 28 studies in 194 results
  2. Bioprosthesis : 3 outcomes in 6 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 63 results
  4. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 20 results
  5. Peritoneal Dialysis : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 37 results
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