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A Review Of Echocardiograms In Hypertensive Patients Greater Than 60 Years In A Community Based Family Medicine Program, Shideh Doroudi, Michael Delisi, Vincent Debari Mar 2017

A Review Of Echocardiograms In Hypertensive Patients Greater Than 60 Years In A Community Based Family Medicine Program, Shideh Doroudi, Michael Delisi, Vincent Debari

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Background: Heart disease as a result of Hypertension is known to occur. Anatomical and functional changes of the heart can easily be detected by echocardiography, which is a safe and readily available study. Objectives: The aims of this study were to evaluate the prevalence of common echocardiographic changes in chronic hypertensive patients and to compare these changes in male and female populations. Design/methods: The study was a community-based cross-sectional study, on 227 hypertensive patients, 60 years and older, seen in St. Joseph's Family Medicine at Clifton, with integrated clinical and echocardiographic data. Results: Study population consisted of 227 hypertensive patients, …