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[THE EFFECT OF ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS ON LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTORPHY]

KELTAI Mátyás

APRIL 21, 2006

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2006;16(04)

[This study reviews recent clinical data on the development of left ventricular hypertrophy. Several studies have confirmed that left ventricular hypertrophy is associated with an increased mortality and cardiovascular risk. Most antihypertensive drugs provide some regression of left ventricular hypertrophy, but their efficiency varies. Regression can most efficiently be achieved by the use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers.]

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