Reversal of cardiac and large artery structural abnormalities induced by long-term antihypertensive treatment with trandolapril

Nicola De Luca, Giovanni Rosiello, Fausto Lamenza, Bruno Ricciardelli, Raffaele Marchegiano, Massimo Volpe, Claudio Marelli, Bruno Trimarco

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Abstract

In 15 patients with untreated mild to moderate essential hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy, we assessed blood pressure, echocardiographic left ventricular mass index, brachial artery compliance (pulsed doppler flowmetry), and calculated forearm vascular resistance (strain gauge plethysmography) before, during (6 and 12 months) and after (1 month washout period) 1 year of satisfactory (blood pressure

Original languageEnglish
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Volume70
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 29 1992

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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