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Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (Ventricular Hypertrophy, Left)

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)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
2. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
3. Heart Failure
4. Stroke (Strokes)
5. Anemia

Experts

1. Devereux, Richard B: 73 articles (11/2015 - 02/2002)
2. Dahlöf, Björn: 66 articles (11/2015 - 02/2002)
3. Kjeldsen, Sverre E: 53 articles (08/2015 - 03/2002)
4. Wachtell, Kristian: 45 articles (11/2015 - 02/2002)
5. Ibsen, Hans: 38 articles (08/2012 - 02/2002)
6. Nieminen, Markku S: 30 articles (11/2015 - 03/2002)
7. Lindholm, Lars H: 30 articles (06/2012 - 03/2002)
8. Okin, Peter M: 29 articles (08/2015 - 03/2002)
9. Julius, Stevo: 27 articles (07/2014 - 03/2002)
10. Oparil, Suzanne: 21 articles (05/2010 - 03/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Left Ventricular Hypertrophy:
1. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors)IBA
2. Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme)IBA
3. CalciumIBA
4. Losartan (Cozaar)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Atenolol (Tenormin)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Antihypertensive Agents (Antihypertensives)IBA
7. PerindoprilFDA LinkGeneric
8. EnalaprilFDA LinkGeneric
9. IndapamideFDA LinkGeneric
10. Amlodipine (Norvasc)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
2. Bioprosthesis
3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
4. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
5. Peritoneal Dialysis