Does masked hypertension impact left ventricular deformation?

Marijana Tadic, Cesare Cuspidi, Vladan Vukomanovic, Vera Celic, Ivan Tasic, Ana Stevanovic, Vesna Kocijancic

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Our aim was to compare left ventricular (LV) deformation in subjects with masked hypertension (MH) to normotensive and sustained hypertensive patients. This cross-sectional study included 185 untreated subjects who underwent 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure (BP) monitoring and complete two-dimensional echocardiographic (2DE) examination including multilayer strain analysis. MH was diagnosed if clinic BP was normal (

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of the American Society of Hypertension
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Apr 28 2016


  • Arterial hypertension
  • Function
  • Left ventricular structure
  • Mechanics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


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